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% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

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Alabama 59% 24% 10% 8% < 1% 180
Alaska 24% 37% 18% 21% < 1% 146
Arizona 37% 30% 20% 13% < 1% 286
Arkansas 50% 28% 14% 7% 1% 114
California 33% 33% 17% 15% 1% 1,596
Colorado 33% 34% 18% 14% 1% 209
Connecticut 31% 32% 22% 14% 1% 197
Delaware 24% 47% 16% 12% 1% 141
District of Columbia 40% 30% 16% 14% < 1% 118
Florida 38% 32% 16% 13% 1% 933
Georgia 46% 30% 10% 13% 1% 360
Hawaii 36% 34% 18% 12% < 1% 158
Idaho 31% 36% 14% 19% < 1% 150
Illinois 37% 33% 17% 12% < 1% 596
Indiana 34% 37% 16% 12% 1% 282
Iowa 34% 40% 12% 14% < 1% 148
Kansas 30% 40% 21% 9% < 1% 139
Kentucky 46% 36% 12% 6% < 1% 175
Louisiana 60% 28% 6% 5% < 1% 172
Maine 25% 30% 20% 26% < 1% 167
Maryland 36% 33% 18% 13% < 1% 282
Massachusetts 29% 34% 17% 20% 1% 366
Michigan 32% 37% 15% 15% 1% 447
Minnesota 30% 37% 16% 16% 1% 261
Missouri 40% 38% 12% 9% 1% 267
Montana 27% 34% 22% 17% < 1% 138
Nebraska 40% 32% 17% 10% 1% 134
Nevada 32% 33% 13% 20% 3% 162
New Hampshire 25% 33% 24% 18% 1% 168
New Jersey 36% 37% 17% 10% 1% 421
New Mexico 43% 26% 7% 22% 1% 115
New York 33% 35% 16% 16% 1% 935
North Carolina 47% 30% 12% 10% 1% 391
North Dakota 37% 32% 22% 9% < 1% 160
Ohio 42% 35% 11% 12% 1% 527
Oklahoma 48% 35% 7% 8% 1% 163
Oregon 26% 40% 21% 12% 1% 185
Pennsylvania 33% 36% 16% 14% < 1% 590
Rhode Island 41% 31% 9% 19% < 1% 156
South Carolina 53% 29% 10% 7% 1% 177
South Dakota 44% 35% 11% 10% < 1% 140
Tennessee 53% 30% 7% 9% 1% 231
Texas 47% 32% 10% 11% < 1% 953
Utah 34% 20% 25% 17% 4% 119
Vermont 23% 28% 23% 25% 1% 162
Virginia 45% 33% 10% 12% < 1% 350
Washington 28% 29% 20% 22% < 1% 308
West Virginia 39% 43% 12% 6% < 1% 125
Wisconsin 27% 40% 20% 13% < 1% 267
Wyoming 31% 36% 25% 8% < 1% 125

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