Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among liberals by state (2014) Switch to: State among liberals by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of liberals who say…

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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Arizona 24% 74% 1% < 1% 139
California 18% 79% 1% 2% 1,114
Colorado 26% 68% < 1% 6% 141
Connecticut 20% 78% < 1% 2% 109
District of Columbia 10% 90% < 1% < 1% 123
Florida 21% 77% 2% 1% 476
Georgia 22% 77% 1% < 1% 190
Illinois 17% 81% < 1% 2% 352
Indiana 14% 84% 1% < 1% 124
Maryland 13% 86% 1% 1% 188
Massachusetts 13% 84% 3% < 1% 262
Michigan 25% 73% 2% 1% 247
Minnesota 12% 87% 1% < 1% 153
Missouri 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 141
New Jersey 20% 79% 1% 1% 227
New York 16% 82% 1% 1% 604
North Carolina 20% 77% < 1% 2% 235
Ohio 20% 79% < 1% 1% 222
Oregon 27% 69% 1% 2% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% 1% 321
Tennessee 17% 79% 2% 2% 122
Texas 22% 75% 1% 2% 502
Vermont 20% 78% 1% 1% 120
Virginia 16% 83% 1% 1% 177
Washington 15% 84% < 1% 1% 223
Wisconsin 11% 88% 1% < 1% 121

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