Sources of guidance on right and wrong among moderates by views about homosexuality (2014) Switch to: Views about homosexuality among moderates by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of moderates who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about homosexualityReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Should be accepted18%14%55%11%2%8,376
Should be discouraged50%5%38%6%2%2,470
Neither/both equally36%10%44%4%6%449
Don't know34%9%45%5%8%358
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.

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