Views about same-sex marriage by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who …same-sex marriage

Religious denominationStrongly favor/favorOppose/strongly opposeDon't knowSample size
African Methodist Episcopal Church41%55%4%117
American Baptist Churches USA45%49%7%467
Anglican Church60%37%2%111
Assemblies of God19%76%4%460
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)11%80%9%111
Church of God in Christ27%69%5%165
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints25%69%6%641
Church of the Nazarene24%72%3%101
Churches of Christ29%65%7%498
Episcopal Church74%18%7%494
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)65%29%6%641
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.)32%61%7%825
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.)39%50%10%206
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.)71%28%1%139
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod45%48%7%459
National Baptist Convention35%56%8%462
Nondenominational charismatic30%65%5%187
Nondenominational evangelical25%69%6%684
Nondenominational fundamentalist29%65%6%107
Nothing in particular (religion important)61%30%9%2,015
Nothing in particular (religion not important)80%14%6%2,969
Presbyterian Church (USA)57%36%7%428
Presbyterian Church in America40%49%11%158
Seventh-day Adventist25%63%12%165
Southern Baptist Convention22%71%7%1,845
Spiritual but not religious75%10%14%128
United Church of Christ74%20%6%227
United Methodist Church49%43%8%1,637
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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