Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who read scripture…

Religious traditionAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Buddhist28%10%10%52%< 1%235
Catholic20%11%11%58%< 1%4,929
Evangelical Protestant46%16%10%28%< 1%2,912
Hindu7%12%14%67%< 1%126
Historically Black Protestant50%17%9%24%1%944
Jewish10%7%10%73%< 1%726
Mainline Protestant23%13%13%50%1%4,042
Mormon60%11%5%24%< 1%225
Orthodox Christian21%14%12%53%< 1%116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")7%5%6%82%< 1%6,338
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