Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about environmental protection

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say…

Religious tradition Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 22% 76% 1% 1% 212
Catholic 35% 60% 2% 3% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 41% 53% 2% 4% 3,811
Hindu 26% 73% 1% 1% 158
Historically Black Protestant 38% 57% 1% 4% 1,290
Jewish 20% 76% 2% 2% 633
Mainline Protestant 33% 62% 2% 2% 3,901
Mormon 45% 52% 2% 1% 267
Muslim 29% 66% 2% 2% 178
Orthodox Christian 32% 66% < 1% 2% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 70% 2% 2% 5,875

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