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Views about homosexualityAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingSample size
Should be accepted1%< 1%2%1%14%2%1%< 1%< 1%6%2%< 1%< 1%4%2%1%1%1%1%1%2%3%3%2%1%2%< 1%1%1%1%3%1%8%3%< 1%3%1%1%4%< 1%1%< 1%1%7%1%< 1%2%3%< 1%2%< 1%12,606
Should be discouraged2%< 1%2%1%11%1%1%< 1%< 1%6%4%< 1%< 1%4%2%1%1%1%2%< 1%2%1%3%2%2%2%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%2%1%6%4%< 1%4%1%1%3%< 1%2%< 1%4%10%1%< 1%3%2%1%1%< 1%3,801
Neither/both equally2%< 1%2%1%12%1%1%< 1%< 1%7%3%< 1%< 1%3%1%1%1%2%2%< 1%4%1%6%1%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%2%1%8%6%< 1%5%2%3%4%< 1%< 1%1%1%7%< 1%< 1%1%1%1%1%< 1%489
Don't know2%< 1%2%1%12%3%1%< 1%< 1%8%4%1%< 1%4%2%1%< 1%3%1%< 1%1%2%2%1%< 1%2%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%4%< 1%8%4%< 1%5%1%2%3%1%1%< 1%1%8%1%< 1%< 1%1%1%2%< 1%463
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