Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture 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 45% 49% 4% 1% 109
Alaska 34% 63% 2% 1% 166
Arizona 33% 62% 2% 2% 299
California 30% 65% 2% 3% 1,943
Colorado 29% 64% 2% 5% 271
Connecticut 31% 64% 1% 4% 232
Delaware 24% 65% 5% 6% 150
District of Columbia 20% 74% 1% 5% 158
Florida 33% 63% 2% 2% 912
Georgia 28% 69% 1% 2% 300
Hawaii 22% 71% < 1% 7% 165
Idaho 40% 57% 2% 1% 130
Illinois 34% 61% 2% 2% 638
Indiana 38% 59% 1% 2% 284
Iowa 30% 66% 2% 2% 161
Kansas 37% 53% 6% 4% 133
Kentucky 33% 59% 3% 5% 162
Louisiana 42% 50% 4% 4% 152
Maine 30% 65% 2% 3% 196
Maryland 27% 69% 1% 3% 303
Massachusetts 28% 68% 1% 3% 476
Michigan 33% 60% 3% 4% 457
Minnesota 28% 68% 2% 2% 276
Missouri 36% 60% 2% 1% 258
Montana 47% 49% 2% 3% 156
Nebraska 32% 61% 2% 5% 152
Nevada 33% 61% 4% 3% 162
New Hampshire 24% 73% 2% 1% 193
New Jersey 29% 67% 2% 2% 498
New Mexico 35% 63% 1% 2% 140
New York 30% 67% 2% 2% 1,103
North Carolina 36% 60% 1% 3% 347
North Dakota 43% 52% 1% 3% 171
Ohio 37% 59% 2% 2% 503
Oklahoma 40% 51% 5% 4% 126
Oregon 31% 63% 1% 5% 226
Pennsylvania 34% 62% 2% 2% 672
Rhode Island 17% 73% 5% 5% 189
South Carolina 35% 58% 4% 2% 151
South Dakota 48% 48% 1% 3% 139
Tennessee 36% 61% 1% 1% 162
Texas 35% 59% 2% 4% 900
Utah 25% 70% 2% 2% 104
Vermont 25% 73% 1% 2% 215
Virginia 29% 67% 3% 1% 359
Washington 21% 74% 2% 3% 375
West Virginia 52% 42% < 1% 6% 111
Wisconsin 35% 60% 2% 3% 324
Wyoming 47% 43% 4% 5% 133

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