Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 6% 28% 44% 16% 6% 205
Catholic 28% 11% 48% 11% 2% 3,965
Evangelical Protestant 55% 7% 32% 4% 2% 3,704
Hindu 7% 20% 46% 27% 1% 134
Historically Black Protestant 48% 6% 38% 5% 2% 1,156
Jehovah's Witness 80% 2% 13% 4% 2% 137
Jewish 12% 18% 49% 18% 3% 624
Mainline Protestant 27% 13% 51% 7% 2% 3,444
Mormon 60% 4% 27% 7% 2% 263
Muslim 32% 7% 40% 16% 4% 155
Orthodox Christian 25% 17% 46% 9% 3% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 20% 55% 19% 2% 5,281

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