Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Evangelical Protestants 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% 41% 3% 3% 245
Arizona 49% 44% 2% 5% 171
Arkansas 59% 35% 4% 3% 145
California 46% 46% 3% 5% 718
Colorado 50% 43% 2% 5% 126
Florida 48% 47% 2% 3% 461
Georgia 48% 47% 2% 3% 364
Illinois 44% 51% 3% 2% 272
Indiana 62% 36% 1% 1% 208
Kentucky 62% 32% 2% 4% 213
Louisiana 44% 52% 2% 2% 120
Maryland 38% 60% 1% 1% 108
Michigan 47% 42% 5% 5% 240
Minnesota 55% 37% 1% 6% 110
Mississippi 52% 39% 6% 3% 134
Missouri 52% 43% 1% 4% 222
New York 40% 54% 1% 5% 182
North Carolina 48% 43% 4% 6% 345
Ohio 50% 43% 3% 3% 321
Oklahoma 47% 46% 3% 4% 188
Oregon 58% 35% 3% 4% 116
Pennsylvania 50% 47% 1% 1% 248
South Carolina 48% 47% 3% 2% 169
Tennessee 46% 46% 3% 5% 348
Texas 46% 49% 2% 3% 821
Virginia 50% 47% 2% 1% 243
Washington 38% 52% 5% 4% 166
West Virginia 60% 30% 4% 5% 117
Wisconsin 49% 46% 2% 3% 135

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