Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the South by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults in the South by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the South who …same-sex marriage

Views about size of governmentStrongly favor/favorOppose/strongly opposeDon't knowSample size
Smaller government; fewer services38%54%7%6,758
Bigger government; more services55%38%7%4,877
Don't know41%40%19%513
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