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

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

Views about homosexualityReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Should be accepted31%9%50%8%2%5,107
Should be discouraged65%3%26%3%2%6,707
Neither/both equally48%6%36%4%6%630
Don't know46%3%37%5%8%491
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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