Sources of guidance on 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 sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 51% 2% 41% 3% 2% 233
Alaska 37% 8% 41% 8% 6% 129
Arizona 41% 5% 47% 7% < 1% 265
Arkansas 48% 6% 41% 3% 2% 141
California 33% 11% 45% 8% 2% 1,268
Colorado 43% 10% 40% 4% 2% 194
Connecticut 25% 7% 57% 11% < 1% 105
Florida 39% 8% 45% 7% 2% 768
Georgia 50% 6% 35% 6% 2% 383
Idaho 40% 1% 53% 5% 1% 141
Illinois 34% 8% 46% 9% 2% 485
Indiana 43% 7% 42% 6% 2% 282
Iowa 34% 7% 55% 3% 2% 123
Kansas 47% 4% 42% 6% 1% 136
Kentucky 50% 4% 40% 3% 2% 210
Louisiana 51% 6% 38% 2% 2% 211
Maine 25% 4% 63% 8% 1% 101
Maryland 40% 4% 48% 5% 3% 199
Massachusetts 16% 10% 62% 11% 1% 197
Michigan 42% 5% 45% 6% 1% 348
Minnesota 35% 7% 51% 5% 2% 192
Mississippi 56% 5% 32% 4% 4% 140
Missouri 43% 8% 42% 4% 3% 275
Montana 38% 7% 47% 4% 4% 171
Nebraska 41% 9% 42% 4% 4% 133
Nevada 31% 10% 46% 11% 1% 133
New Jersey 39% 7% 46% 7% 1% 283
New Mexico 55% 5% 27% 10% 3% 121
New York 32% 9% 50% 6% 2% 586
North Carolina 43% 4% 47% 4% 2% 387
North Dakota 34% 2% 52% 10% 2% 156
Ohio 37% 10% 46% 5% 1% 464
Oklahoma 41% 6% 47% 5% 2% 170
Oregon 41% 5% 45% 8% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 44% 5% 42% 7% 1% 532
South Carolina 55% 6% 36% 2% 1% 205
South Dakota 39% 9% 48% 3% 1% 146
Tennessee 51% 4% 42% < 1% 2% 299
Texas 45% 7% 38% 8% 2% 982
Utah 54% 6% 32% 6% 2% 132
Virginia 47% 7% 42% 4% 1% 329
Washington 41% 9% 40% 8% 2% 207
West Virginia 53% 3% 41% 3% < 1% 158
Wisconsin 40% 7% 42% 7% 4% 226
Wyoming 46% 7% 39% 3% 5% 177

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