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.
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%|
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