Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alaska 25% 70% 1% 4% 141
Arizona 22% 72% 3% 3% 223
California 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,621
Colorado 22% 77% 1% 1% 221
Connecticut 22% 77% 1% < 1% 180
Delaware 15% 84% 1% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 11% 87% < 1% 1% 142
Florida 20% 78% 1% < 1% 731
Georgia 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 232
Hawaii 15% 84% < 1% 1% 141
Idaho 23% 76% 1% < 1% 104
Illinois 17% 81% 1% 2% 472
Indiana 21% 77% 1% 1% 171
Kentucky 17% 80% 3% < 1% 112
Louisiana 18% 76% 3% 3% 104
Maine 18% 81% 1% < 1% 142
Maryland 17% 82% 1% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 21% 77% 1% 1% 391
Michigan 25% 74% 1% < 1% 321
Minnesota 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 211
Missouri 22% 74% 3% < 1% 196
Montana 27% 72% 1% < 1% 118
Nevada 19% 78% 2% 1% 137
New Hampshire 22% 76% 1% < 1% 146
New Jersey 22% 77% 1% < 1% 341
New Mexico 20% 74% 4% 2% 121
New York 16% 82% 1% 1% 847
North Carolina 23% 77% 1% < 1% 289
North Dakota 16% 83% < 1% 1% 100
Ohio 24% 75% 1% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 20% 77% 2% 1% 100
Oregon 14% 85% < 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 22% 72% 5% 2% 133
Tennessee 22% 77% 1% < 1% 129
Texas 22% 76% 1% 1% 663
Vermont 18% 80% 1% 1% 176
Virginia 22% 75% 2% 1% 298
Washington 18% 81% 1% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 22% 77% 1% < 1% 206

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