Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by views about size of government

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who would rather have…

Religious traditionSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant53%41%3%3%2,912
Hindu39%57%3%< 1%126
Historically Black Protestant20%75%2%3%944
Mainline Protestant54%39%4%4%4,042
Muslim24%74%1%< 1%111
Orthodox Christian61%37%2%< 1%116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")45%48%3%4%6,338
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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