Views about environmental regulation among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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% 40% 3% 6% 303
Alaska 56% 35% 3% 6% 112
Arizona 59% 35% < 1% 6% 244
Arkansas 55% 41% 2% 1% 173
California 47% 45% 4% 5% 1,121
Colorado 58% 36% 4% 3% 163
Florida 48% 46% 2% 4% 778
Georgia 48% 47% 2% 3% 474
Idaho 65% 32% < 1% 3% 135
Illinois 51% 45% 1% 2% 461
Indiana 58% 39% 1% 2% 292
Iowa 48% 44% 5% 3% 149
Kansas 52% 39% 5% 5% 143
Kentucky 64% 30% 2% 4% 239
Louisiana 50% 44% 3% 3% 234
Maryland 45% 51% 2% 2% 203
Massachusetts 52% 46% 1% 2% 134
Michigan 51% 40% 4% 5% 399
Minnesota 55% 39% 1% 6% 200
Mississippi 50% 43% 5% 2% 193
Missouri 55% 40% 2% 3% 276
Montana 82% 17% 1% < 1% 123
Nebraska 52% 40% 1% 6% 140
Nevada 50% 38% 3% 9% 115
New Jersey 50% 43% 2% 5% 290
New Mexico 51% 40% 3% 5% 125
New York 42% 52% 2% 5% 574
North Carolina 50% 42% 4% 4% 465
North Dakota 60% 30% 3% 7% 166
Ohio 55% 40% 3% 3% 492
Oklahoma 48% 47% 2% 3% 208
Oregon 59% 34% 3% 4% 145
Pennsylvania 56% 40% 2% 2% 515
South Carolina 53% 41% 1% 5% 265
South Dakota 66% 34% 1% < 1% 137
Tennessee 52% 40% 3% 5% 392
Texas 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,202
Utah 54% 38% 6% 2% 155
Virginia 55% 40% 3% 2% 371
Washington 46% 47% 4% 3% 211
West Virginia 63% 30% 4% 3% 155
Wisconsin 55% 39% 3% 3% 233
Wyoming 76% 19% 3% 2% 142

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