Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 44% 46% 6% 4% 190
Alaska 34% 61% 3% 2% 211
Arizona 35% 59% 2% 4% 388
Arkansas 49% 50% 2% < 1% 129
California 30% 64% 2% 3% 2,338
Colorado 34% 60% 2% 4% 319
Connecticut 33% 63% 1% 4% 265
Delaware 26% 66% 3% 5% 181
District of Columbia 22% 74% 1% 3% 197
Florida 35% 61% 2% 3% 1,213
Georgia 32% 65% 1% 2% 455
Hawaii 27% 71% < 1% 2% 192
Idaho 41% 56% 2% 1% 171
Illinois 33% 63% 2% 2% 823
Indiana 40% 56% 1% 3% 344
Iowa 33% 64% 2% 1% 202
Kansas 39% 51% 5% 5% 163
Kentucky 38% 55% 4% 3% 209
Louisiana 38% 54% 3% 5% 212
Maine 30% 65% 2% 3% 239
Maryland 27% 69% 1% 3% 398
Massachusetts 31% 65% 1% 3% 542
Michigan 35% 59% 4% 3% 589
Minnesota 30% 66% 2% 2% 346
Mississippi 41% 51% 5% 3% 100
Missouri 40% 56% 2% 2% 369
Montana 50% 46% 2% 2% 198
Nebraska 37% 53% 3% 7% 169
Nevada 37% 57% 3% 4% 198
New Hampshire 25% 71% 2% 1% 219
New Jersey 29% 65% 2% 3% 559
New Mexico 34% 62% 2% 2% 190
New York 29% 66% 2% 3% 1,319
North Carolina 32% 63% 2% 3% 497
North Dakota 45% 49% 2% 5% 210
Ohio 39% 56% 2% 3% 643
Oklahoma 34% 57% 4% 4% 178
Oregon 32% 60% 2% 5% 272
Pennsylvania 37% 59% 2% 2% 845
Rhode Island 21% 71% 4% 4% 213
South Carolina 38% 55% 4% 3% 209
South Dakota 46% 51% 1% 3% 182
Tennessee 42% 54% 3% 2% 257
Texas 36% 57% 3% 4% 1,244
Utah 24% 71% 3% 2% 122
Vermont 26% 71% 1% 2% 241
Virginia 33% 63% 3% 1% 484
Washington 23% 73% 2% 2% 446
West Virginia 52% 40% 2% 6% 145
Wisconsin 35% 60% 2% 3% 387
Wyoming 47% 45% 4% 5% 183

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