Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,190. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 63% 29% 8% 15,190

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 111. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 80% 18% 2% 111
Catholic 63% 28% 9% 3,428
Evangelical Protestant 43% 47% 10% 2,407
Historically Black Protestant 49% 42% 9% 751
Jewish 82% 14% 5% 414
Mainline Protestant 61% 30% 8% 2,990
Mormon 43% 49% 8% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 77% 16% 6% 4,142

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,429. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 36% 23% 12% 9,429
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 31% 30% 25% 4,312
Don't know 11% 36% 30% 23% 1,173

Generational cohort among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,429. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 18% 19% 28% 27% 7% 1% 9,429
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 10% 26% 36% 17% 2% 4,312
Don't know 6% 10% 32% 36% 15% 2% 1,173

Gender composition among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 55% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 39% 4,388
Don't know 54% 46% 1,225

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,474. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 70% 9% 4% 13% 4% 9,474
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 15% 3% 12% 3% 4,327
Don't know 67% 12% 3% 13% 5% 1,182

Immigrant status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,467. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 12% 77% 9,467
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 8% 78% 4,322
Don't know 14% 10% 76% 1,199

Income distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,516. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 21% 27% 21% 8,516
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 21% 25% 15% 3,805
Don't know 42% 20% 23% 16% 982

Educational distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,542. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 34% 19% 11% 9,542
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 30% 10% 5% 4,358
Don't know 54% 30% 10% 6% 1,211

Marital status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,551. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 11% 12% 4% 30% 9,551
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 6% 15% 9% 19% 4,371
Don't know 47% 6% 16% 11% 19% 1,207

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,551. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 71% 9,551
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 72% 4,376
Don't know 28% 72% 1,219

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 46% 28% 8% 1% 14% 3% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 19% 4% 1% 3% 2% 4,388
Don't know 60% 23% 5% 3% 6% 3% 1,225

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 28% 35% 18% 17% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 29% 9% 5% < 1% 4,388
Don't know 47% 33% 9% 9% 2% 1,225

Attendance at religious services among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 15% 39% 45% < 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 38% 27% < 1% 4,388
Don't know 24% 39% 35% 1% 1,225

Frequency of prayer among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 18% 8% 36% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 18% 8% 17% 1% 4,388
Don't know 50% 19% 7% 21% 4% 1,225

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 10% 10% 58% < 1% 4,388
Don't know 16% 8% 8% 66% 2% 1,225

Frequency of meditation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 9% 5% 56% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 7% 5% 50% 1% 4,388
Don't know 38% 7% 3% 48% 3% 1,225

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 46% 18% 13% 22% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 16% 10% 19% 1% 4,388
Don't know 52% 13% 10% 21% 4% 1,225

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 41% 17% 15% 26% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 15% 13% 32% 1% 4,388
Don't know 39% 13% 11% 34% 3% 1,225

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Views about same-sex marriage There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 21% 78% 1% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 63% 1% 1% 4,388
Don't know 28% 67% 3% 2% 1,225

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 14% 9% 9% 67% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 12% 10% 44% 1% 4,388
Don't know 24% 11% 10% 54% 2% 1,225

Interpreting scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 26% 1% 54% 8% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 30% 3% 22% 8% 4,388
Don't know 25% 26% 4% 30% 15% 1,225

Belief in Heaven among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 62% 31% 8% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 82% 12% 6% 4,388
Don't know 72% 15% 13% 1,225

Belief in Hell among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 44% 48% 8% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 23% 8% 4,388
Don't know 53% 31% 16% 1,225

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 18% 55% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 17% 35% 4,388
Don't know 33% 33% 34% 1,225

Political ideology among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 41% 33% 6% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 31% 14% 6% 4,388
Don't know 34% 33% 16% 17% 1,225

Views about size of government among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 48% 46% 3% 4% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 35% 2% 3% 4,388
Don't know 51% 34% 6% 9% 1,225

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 39% 56% 3% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 38% 3% 2% 4,388
Don't know 49% 38% 7% 6% 1,225

Views about abortion among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 76% 22% 2% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 54% 4% 4,388
Don't know 48% 33% 19% 1,225

Views about homosexuality among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 94% 4% 2% 1% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 31% 62% 4% 3% 4,388
Don't know 48% 15% 18% 20% 1,225

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Views about same-sex marriage Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 67% 2% 2% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 43% 2% 3% 4,388
Don't know 44% 42% 6% 9% 1,225

Views about human evolution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,577. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 49% 25% 4% 19% 2% 9,577
Oppose/strongly oppose 23% 27% 3% 41% 5% 4,388
Don't know 27% 24% 9% 29% 11% 1,225