August 27, 2007

Muslim Americans’ Attitudes Toward Homosexuality

61%

That’s the percentage of Muslim Americans who say that homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society, not accepted.

Despite their support for the Democratic Party and liberal views on the role of government, Muslim Americans tend to be more conservative when it come to social and moral issues; by more than two-to-one (61% vs. 27%), Muslim Americans say that homosexuality is a way of life that should be discouraged by society, not accepted. By contrast, 51% of the general public says homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society, while 38% believe it should be discouraged. Read More