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

% of adults who say science 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 = 3,212. 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 75% 20% 5% 3,212

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

% of adults who say science 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 64% 28% 8% 626
Evangelical Protestant 51% 44% 5% 255
Jewish 92% 6% 3% 124
Mainline Protestant 73% 19% 8% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 85% 12% 4% 1,392

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,425. 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% 37% 19% 11% 2,425
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 37% 24% 19% 584
Don't know 15% 43% 24% 18% 147

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,425. 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 22% 19% 29% 23% 7% 1% 2,425
Oppose/strongly oppose 12% 12% 33% 29% 13% 2% 584
Don't know 5% 19% 34% 30% 11% 1% 147

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 54% 46% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 35% 595
Don't know 60% 40% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,428. 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 65% 5% 7% 19% 4% 2,428
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 15% 6% 29% 3% 592
Don't know 53% 5% 9% 30% 3% 149

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,435. 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% 14% 63% 2,435
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 9% 56% 582
Don't know 35% 11% 54% 146

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,213. 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% 17% 27% 27% 2,213
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 21% 20% 16% 530
Don't know 43% 23% 18% 16% 119

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,447. 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% 27% 25% 20% 2,447
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 21% 12% 10% 589
Don't know 56% 20% 13% 12% 152

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,446. 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% 10% 9% 3% 34% 2,446
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 5% 16% 5% 27% 592
Don't know 40% 11% 15% 5% 29% 151

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,455. 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% 72% 2,455
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 593
Don't know 33% 67% 151

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 26% 26% 11% 1% 34% 4% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 26% 7% < 1% 10% 2% 595
Don't know 47% 30% 6% < 1% 11% 6% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 27% 20% 33% < 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 31% 10% 14% < 1% 595
Don't know 41% 25% 19% 13% 3% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 11% 34% 55% < 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 32% 35% 32% 1% 595
Don't know 18% 45% 34% 2% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 14% 7% 55% < 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 21% 9% 26% 1% 595
Don't know 45% 18% 3% 32% 2% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 6% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 23% 10% 12% 55% < 1% 595
Don't know 13% 11% 8% 66% 2% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 10% 5% 57% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 10% 6% 45% 2% 595
Don't know 36% 9% 5% 43% 6% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 13% 27% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 12% 12% 25% 2% 595
Don't know 42% 16% 18% 18% 7% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 17% 14% 20% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 14% 14% 26% < 1% 595
Don't know 41% 8% 16% 30% 6% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 19% 79% < 1% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 27% 71% 2% 1% 595
Don't know 24% 64% 4% 8% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 9% 8% 7% 76% < 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 9% 16% 46% 1% 595
Don't know 19% 11% 8% 57% 6% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 10% 15% < 1% 70% 5% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 36% 24% 2% 34% 4% 595
Don't know 21% 18% 3% 37% 21% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 51% 6% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 72% 22% 6% 595
Don't know 60% 27% 14% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 65% 6% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 33% 8% 595
Don't know 50% 38% 13% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 19% 17% 65% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 17% 44% 595
Don't know 29% 36% 35% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 36% 47% 3% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 32% 17% 6% 595
Don't know 39% 21% 25% 15% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 57% 3% 3% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 53% 1% 1% 595
Don't know 50% 43% 2% 5% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 68% 2% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 43% 3% 2% 595
Don't know 48% 37% 9% 7% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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 78% 20% 2% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 47% 3% 595
Don't know 49% 33% 19% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 1% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 55% 2% 3% 595
Don't know 53% 13% 20% 15% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 77% 1% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 51% 2% 3% 595
Don't know 40% 48% 4% 9% 153

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

% of adults who say science 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 = 2,464. 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% 3% 10% 1% 2,464
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 22% 1% 36% 4% 595
Don't know 34% 21% 9% 31% 5% 153