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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 11,754. 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 27% 65% 7% 11,754

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 42% 49% 9% 2,203
Evangelical Protestant 17% 77% 6% 5,299
Historically Black Protestant 29% 63% 8% 929
Jehovah's Witness 11% 79% 10% 194
Jewish 46% 49% 5% 126
Mainline Protestant 39% 52% 8% 1,825
Mormon 16% 78% 6% 428
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 50% 10% 441

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,110. 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 23% 34% 28% 15% 3,110
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 32% 31% 24% 7,547
Don't know 14% 35% 27% 25% 826

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,110. 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% 14% 28% 33% 9% 1% 3,110
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 10% 27% 37% 16% 2% 7,547
Don't know 9% 11% 29% 32% 17% 2% 826

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 36% 64% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 56% 7,734
Don't know 38% 62% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,117. 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 58% 16% 2% 20% 4% 3,117
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 14% 2% 13% 3% 7,635
Don't know 57% 17% 2% 20% 4% 846

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,114. 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 16% 11% 73% 3,114
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 6% 81% 7,638
Don't know 18% 10% 72% 851

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 2,816. 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 38% 20% 26% 17% 2,816
Oppose/strongly oppose 36% 22% 28% 14% 6,615
Don't know 45% 22% 22% 12% 653

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,141. 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 40% 32% 15% 12% 3,141
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 32% 15% 8% 7,686
Don't know 49% 31% 13% 7% 858

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,138. 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% 8% 14% 6% 26% 3,138
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 3% 13% 8% 16% 7,702
Don't know 49% 4% 15% 11% 20% 857

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,140. 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 32% 68% 3,140
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 7,694
Don't know 30% 70% 863

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 82% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7,734
Don't know 85% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 79% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 92% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 7,734
Don't know 85% 11% 1% 1% 1% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 50% 37% 13% < 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 18% 8% < 1% 7,734
Don't know 57% 29% 13% 1% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 75% 16% 4% 5% < 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 87% 9% 1% 2% 1% 7,734
Don't know 80% 11% 3% 4% 2% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 30% 14% 12% 43% < 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 12% 8% 23% 1% 7,734
Don't know 45% 11% 9% 33% 2% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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% 9% 4% 42% 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 6% 3% 31% 3% 7,734
Don't know 56% 7% 2% 29% 6% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 71% 14% 7% 7% 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 7,734
Don't know 75% 12% 5% 6% 2% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 47% 17% 13% 23% 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 15% 10% 23% 2% 7,734
Don't know 54% 10% 8% 24% 3% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 33% 65% 1% 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 39% 1% 1% 7,734
Don't know 43% 52% 3% 2% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 47% 15% 9% 29% 1% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 75% 9% 4% 11% 1% 7,734
Don't know 61% 14% 7% 18% 1% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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% 40% 3% 13% 6% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 26% 4% 3% 3% 7,734
Don't know 50% 28% 9% 6% 8% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 89% 7% 4% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 5% 6% 7,734
Don't know 88% 5% 8% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 71% 22% 7% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 11% 6% 7,734
Don't know 72% 16% 13% 871

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 33% 18% 50% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 16% 27% 7,734
Don't know 36% 32% 32% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 32% 38% 24% 6% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 21% 9% 6% 7,734
Don't know 43% 27% 12% 17% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 42% 53% 3% 2% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 30% 2% 3% 7,734
Don't know 47% 39% 6% 8% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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% 58% 3% 2% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 37% 4% 2% 7,734
Don't know 43% 43% 9% 5% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 53% 44% 3% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 78% 3% 7,734
Don't know 28% 56% 16% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 86% 9% 3% 2% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 16% 77% 4% 3% 7,734
Don't know 34% 23% 19% 23% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 34% 62% 2% 2% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 42% 3% 4% 7,734
Don't know 44% 42% 5% 9% 871

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

% of adults who say religion 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 = 3,149. 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 17% 40% 3% 37% 3% 3,149
Oppose/strongly oppose 6% 21% 2% 66% 5% 7,734
Don't know 8% 29% 5% 47% 12% 871