Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Catholics by state (2014) Switch to: State among Catholics by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Catholics 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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Arizona 36% 55% 4% 5% 127
California 26% 71% 1% 2% 878
Connecticut 34% 64% 2% < 1% 120
Florida 34% 64% 1% 1% 428
Illinois 31% 67% 2% < 1% 356
Indiana 32% 65% 2% 1% 123
Louisiana 32% 64% 1% 2% 130
Maryland 37% 61% 1% 1% 103
Massachusetts 28% 69% 2% 1% 238
Michigan 36% 61% 3% 1% 197
Minnesota 40% 56% 2% 1% 128
New Jersey 29% 69% < 1% 1% 327
New York 24% 73% 2% 1% 635
Ohio 32% 66% 1% < 1% 227
Pennsylvania 36% 62% 2% < 1% 355
Rhode Island 33% 62% 5% < 1% 146
Texas 28% 69% 1% 3% 540
Virginia 41% 58% 1% < 1% 119
Washington 34% 64% 1% < 1% 112
Wisconsin 27% 72% 1% < 1% 153

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