Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Religious denomination Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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American Baptist Churches USA 45% 48% 5% 2% 467
Anglican Church 64% 33% 3% < 1% 111
Episcopal Church 39% 55% 4% 2% 494
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 47% 47% 5% 1% 641
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.) 46% 52% 2% < 1% 139
Presbyterian Church (USA) 38% 56% 3% 3% 428
United Church of Christ 38% 56% 4% 2% 227
United Methodist Church 54% 41% 3% 1% 1,637

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