Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally 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 52% 37% 4% 7% 245
Arizona 57% 38% 2% 3% 172
Arkansas 49% 44% 4% 3% 135
California 42% 50% 3% 6% 822
Colorado 53% 38% 3% 7% 106
Florida 49% 46% 1% 4% 562
Georgia 46% 49% 2% 3% 379
Illinois 50% 46% 2% 2% 320
Indiana 56% 41% 1% 2% 234
Kentucky 61% 31% 2% 6% 183
Louisiana 52% 42% 1% 4% 186
Maryland 42% 51% 3% 5% 154
Michigan 51% 40% 3% 6% 278
Minnesota 48% 46% 1% 6% 126
Mississippi 47% 45% 4% 3% 169
Missouri 56% 41% 1% 2% 186
New Jersey 46% 47% 1% 7% 171
New York 39% 53% 2% 6% 400
North Carolina 42% 47% 3% 7% 352
Ohio 55% 40% 2% 3% 336
Oklahoma 49% 48% 1% 2% 152
Pennsylvania 54% 42% 3% 1% 368
South Carolina 55% 40% 2% 3% 230
Tennessee 49% 45% 1% 6% 297
Texas 46% 47% 2% 4% 935
Virginia 50% 46% 3% 2% 262
Washington 41% 51% 4% 3% 145
West Virginia 64% 29% 3% 4% 134
Wisconsin 55% 40% 1% 3% 158

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