Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

State 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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Alabama 50% 48% 2% < 1% 295
Arizona 51% 42% 3% 4% 246
Arkansas 52% 46% 1% 1% 162
California 44% 52% 2% 2% 1,084
Colorado 56% 37% 2% 6% 152
Florida 41% 57% 2% < 1% 702
Georgia 49% 48% 2% 1% 473
Idaho 60% 38% 1% 1% 132
Illinois 45% 52% 2% 1% 409
Indiana 52% 46% 1% 1% 247
Iowa 51% 47% 1% < 1% 104
Kansas 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 109
Kentucky 55% 42% 3% 1% 202
Louisiana 49% 49% 1% 1% 229
Maryland 37% 60% 1% 1% 220
Massachusetts 35% 58% 4% 3% 110
Michigan 49% 47% 2% 2% 332
Minnesota 52% 47% < 1% 1% 168
Mississippi 45% 52% 1% 2% 192
Missouri 53% 46% 1% < 1% 257
Montana 59% 38% 1% 1% 106
New Jersey 34% 63% 2% 1% 231
New Mexico 43% 49% 4% 4% 115
New York 37% 59% 2% 2% 511
North Carolina 47% 51% 1% 1% 458
Ohio 42% 55% 2% 1% 429
Oklahoma 40% 57% 2% 2% 193
Oregon 63% 36% 1% 1% 121
Pennsylvania 53% 45% 1% 1% 432
South Carolina 50% 47% 3% < 1% 252
Tennessee 47% 49% 3% 1% 368
Texas 44% 52% 2% 1% 1,103
Utah 56% 42% 2% < 1% 171
Virginia 51% 46% 1% 1% 356
Washington 58% 39% 2% 1% 218
West Virginia 57% 40% 1% 2% 136
Wisconsin 45% 53% 1% < 1% 156
Wyoming 57% 41% 1% 1% 115

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