Religious tradition among republicans and Republican leaners by views about homosexuality (2014) Switch to: Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Views about homosexualityBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Should be accepted1%27%22%< 1%2%< 1%2%20%2%< 1%1%< 1%1%< 1%22%< 1%6,347
Should be discouraged< 1%15%56%< 1%2%< 1%1%14%4%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%6%< 1%6,323
Neither/both equally< 1%19%37%1%4%< 1%1%21%3%< 1%1%< 1%1%< 1%12%< 1%614
Don't know< 1%22%39%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%19%2%< 1%< 1%1%2%< 1%14%1%447
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