Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about environmental protection

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State 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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Alabama 50% 42% 3% 5% 419
Alaska 52% 41% 2% 6% 167
Arizona 47% 45% 3% 5% 412
Arkansas 49% 46% 3% 2% 234
California 39% 53% 3% 4% 1,965
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 3% 270
Connecticut 38% 59% 1% 2% 192
Delaware 36% 53% 4% 7% 183
District of Columbia 30% 63% 3% 4% 155
Florida 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,285
Georgia 40% 56% 2% 3% 713
Hawaii 29% 63% 1% 7% 181
Idaho 49% 47% < 1% 3% 208
Illinois 42% 53% 3% 2% 818
Indiana 50% 47% 1% 2% 425
Iowa 38% 56% 4% 3% 219
Kansas 43% 49% 5% 3% 206
Kentucky 53% 41% 3% 4% 329
Louisiana 46% 48% 2% 4% 342
Maine 38% 56% 3% 3% 154
Maryland 35% 60% 2% 3% 388
Massachusetts 35% 57% 3% 5% 282
Michigan 44% 48% 3% 5% 624
Minnesota 42% 52% 2% 5% 340
Mississippi 45% 47% 5% 3% 254
Missouri 46% 49% 2% 3% 444
Montana 70% 27% 3% 1% 192
Nebraska 45% 46% 3% 5% 213
Nevada 46% 46% 3% 5% 177
New Hampshire 36% 60% 3% 1% 132
New Jersey 35% 60% 1% 4% 500
New Mexico 45% 47% 3% 4% 188
New York 36% 59% 2% 3% 1,060
North Carolina 42% 50% 3% 5% 732
North Dakota 50% 43% 2% 5% 229
Ohio 46% 49% 3% 3% 771
Oklahoma 45% 49% 2% 4% 289
Oregon 46% 49% 3% 3% 218
Pennsylvania 47% 48% 3% 2% 865
Rhode Island 37% 58% 2% 3% 180
South Carolina 47% 49% 1% 4% 376
South Dakota 52% 45% 1% 2% 213
Tennessee 47% 46% 3% 4% 524
Texas 40% 53% 3% 3% 1,774
Utah 52% 40% 6% 2% 202
Vermont 39% 55% 2% 4% 121
Virginia 46% 50% 3% 1% 555
Washington 33% 58% 4% 5% 382
West Virginia 55% 37% 4% 4% 234
Wisconsin 44% 51% 2% 2% 349
Wyoming 61% 33% 4% 2% 219

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