Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 51% 47% 2% 1% 233
Alaska 53% 46% 1% < 1% 129
Arizona 39% 53% 2% 7% 265
Arkansas 47% 52% 1% < 1% 141
California 38% 59% 1% 1% 1,268
Colorado 45% 52% 2% 1% 194
Connecticut 41% 56% 2% 2% 105
Florida 42% 56% 1% 1% 768
Georgia 47% 50% 1% 1% 383
Idaho 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 141
Illinois 37% 61% 2% < 1% 485
Indiana 44% 55% < 1% 1% 282
Iowa 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 123
Kansas 46% 54% < 1% < 1% 136
Kentucky 44% 54% 1% < 1% 210
Louisiana 42% 57% < 1% 1% 211
Maine 41% 56% 3% < 1% 101
Maryland 42% 57% 1% 1% 199
Massachusetts 33% 64% 3% < 1% 197
Michigan 43% 54% 1% 1% 348
Minnesota 44% 55% 1% < 1% 192
Mississippi 50% 48% 1% 1% 140
Missouri 42% 57% 1% < 1% 275
Montana 56% 43% < 1% 1% 171
Nebraska 56% 44% < 1% < 1% 133
Nevada 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 133
New Jersey 32% 66% < 1% 1% 283
New Mexico 49% 45% 4% 2% 121
New York 35% 62% 1% 1% 586
North Carolina 41% 57% 1% 1% 387
North Dakota 48% 52% < 1% < 1% 156
Ohio 42% 57% 1% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 37% 58% 3% 2% 170
Oregon 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 148
Pennsylvania 46% 53% 1% < 1% 532
South Carolina 51% 47% 2% < 1% 205
South Dakota 47% 53% < 1% < 1% 146
Tennessee 51% 48% 1% < 1% 299
Texas 44% 54% 1% 1% 982
Utah 42% 56% 2% < 1% 132
Virginia 47% 51% 1% 1% 329
Washington 39% 57% 3% 1% 207
West Virginia 51% 47% 1% 1% 158
Wisconsin 44% 54% 1% 1% 226
Wyoming 52% 47% 1% < 1% 177

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