Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who say…

Religious tradition There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 21% 76% 3% < 1% 195
Catholic 23% 74% 1% 1% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 37% 60% 1% 1% 3,065
Hindu 19% 79% < 1% 2% 114
Historically Black Protestant 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 59% 37% 1% 3% 142
Jewish 17% 80% 2% < 1% 567
Mainline Protestant 24% 74% 2% 1% 2,890
Mormon 42% 56% 1% < 1% 209
Muslim 16% 82% < 1% 2% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 82% 1% 1% 4,566

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