Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 49% 42% 2% 7% 295
Arizona 48% 43% 2% 7% 246
Arkansas 46% 48% 3% 2% 162
California 41% 51% 3% 5% 1,084
Colorado 49% 44% 2% 5% 152
Florida 42% 53% 2% 4% 702
Georgia 43% 51% 2% 4% 473
Idaho 50% 46% < 1% 4% 132
Illinois 43% 52% 2% 3% 409
Indiana 51% 45% 2% 2% 247
Iowa 40% 52% 5% 3% 104
Kansas 49% 42% 4% 5% 109
Kentucky 58% 37% 3% 2% 202
Louisiana 45% 49% 2% 4% 229
Maryland 37% 58% 2% 4% 220
Massachusetts 33% 50% 8% 9% 110
Michigan 45% 44% 4% 7% 332
Minnesota 47% 45% 2% 6% 168
Mississippi 48% 43% 6% 3% 192
Missouri 52% 42% 2% 4% 257
Montana 68% 28% 4% < 1% 106
New Jersey 32% 61% 1% 6% 231
New Mexico 41% 51% 2% 6% 115
New York 35% 58% 2% 5% 511
North Carolina 44% 46% 4% 6% 458
Ohio 47% 45% 4% 4% 429
Oklahoma 47% 47% 2% 4% 193
Oregon 50% 43% 4% 3% 121
Pennsylvania 48% 47% 3% 2% 432
South Carolina 49% 47% 1% 3% 252
Tennessee 45% 47% 3% 5% 368
Texas 42% 52% 3% 3% 1,103
Utah 55% 36% 8% 2% 171
Virginia 47% 50% 2% 2% 356
Washington 41% 52% 4% 3% 218
West Virginia 58% 34% 5% 2% 136
Wisconsin 39% 56% 3% 2% 156
Wyoming 66% 27% 4% 4% 115

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