Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among democrats and Democratic leaners by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 8% 29% 48% 10% 5% 184
Catholic 27% 10% 49% 12% 2% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 49% 8% 37% 4% 2% 2,307
Hindu 3% 20% 47% 29% 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 47% 5% 41% 4% 2% 1,557
Jewish 9% 19% 50% 18% 4% 575
Mainline Protestant 24% 13% 52% 8% 3% 2,511
Mormon 38% 5% 40% 13% 4% 110
Muslim 36% 9% 38% 13% 4% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 21% 53% 20% 2% 4,348

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