Political ideology 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 political ideology

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Religious traditionConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant34%39%21%6%2,912
Historically Black Protestant32%35%26%6%944
Mainline Protestant27%43%25%5%4,042
Orthodox Christian30%49%21%< 1%116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")15%37%42%6%6,338
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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