Views about environmental regulation among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 48% 42% 3% 7% 264
Arizona 50% 45% 1% 4% 219
Arkansas 47% 48% 3% 2% 147
California 39% 53% 3% 5% 1,027
Colorado 54% 39% 4% 3% 150
Florida 48% 48% 2% 3% 632
Georgia 42% 51% 2% 4% 426
Idaho 53% 44% 1% 3% 120
Illinois 45% 51% 2% 3% 403
Indiana 53% 45% 1% 2% 242
Iowa 35% 58% 4% 3% 119
Kansas 51% 42% 4% 3% 115
Kentucky 59% 35% 3% 3% 190
Louisiana 52% 41% 2% 5% 201
Maryland 39% 56% 3% 3% 211
Massachusetts 33% 58% 4% 4% 111
Michigan 50% 41% 4% 6% 332
Minnesota 46% 46% 1% 6% 164
Mississippi 49% 45% 4% 2% 161
Missouri 51% 45% 2% 2% 240
Nebraska 49% 46% 1% 4% 113
New Jersey 45% 48% 2% 5% 249
New Mexico 54% 42% 2% 2% 107
New York 40% 53% 2% 5% 496
North Carolina 41% 50% 3% 6% 428
North Dakota 51% 43% < 1% 6% 113
Ohio 48% 46% 3% 3% 389
Oklahoma 47% 49% 1% 2% 159
Oregon 53% 39% 5% 4% 111
Pennsylvania 52% 43% 3% 2% 474
South Carolina 52% 44% < 1% 4% 230
South Dakota 55% 39% 1% 5% 109
Tennessee 51% 41% 1% 7% 326
Texas 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,052
Utah 54% 35% 9% 2% 141
Virginia 48% 49% 2% 1% 318
Washington 41% 50% 6% 3% 204
West Virginia 58% 34% 5% 4% 143
Wisconsin 48% 49% 1% 2% 197
Wyoming 70% 24% 3% 3% 118

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