Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 15% 78% 5% 2% 205
Catholic 38% 58% 3% 1% 3,965
Evangelical Protestant 43% 52% 4% 2% 3,704
Hindu 30% 61% 8% 1% 134
Historically Black Protestant 26% 68% 4% 1% 1,156
Jehovah's Witness 30% 63% 4% 2% 137
Jewish 17% 79% 3% 1% 624
Mainline Protestant 35% 59% 4% 2% 3,444
Mormon 50% 45% 4% 1% 263
Muslim 29% 64% 6% 2% 155
Orthodox Christian 39% 59% 2% < 1% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 67% 3% 2% 5,281

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