Why do you oppose same-sex marriage?

 Share of respondents
Religion/Bible says it is wrong 47%
Marriage should be between a man and a woman 20%
Morally wrong/Have traditional beliefs 16%
Civil unions are sufficient 6%
Unnatural/Against laws of nature 5%
Undermines traditional family structure/Mother and father 5%
Other 7%
No opinion 4%
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This statistic shows the results of a 2012 survey among American adults opposing legal same-sex marriage. They were asked to give reasons for this decision. 47 percent of respondents stated that they oppose same-sex marriage because their religion and/or the Bible says it's wrong.

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