Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 12% 27% 45% 14% 2% 134
Catholic 30% 9% 46% 14% 2% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 52% 7% 34% 5% 2% 2,210
Hindu 9% 23% 44% 25% < 1% 103
Historically Black Protestant 46% 5% 42% 4% 2% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 83% 1% 11% 3% 2% 109
Jewish 17% 17% 45% 19% 2% 442
Mainline Protestant 27% 13% 50% 8% 2% 1,908
Mormon 48% 7% 28% 13% 4% 119
Muslim 39% 8% 36% 14% 3% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 19% 53% 19% 2% 3,419

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