Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,464. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 35% 31% 3% 26% 6% 5,464
Right or wrong depends on the situation 20% 25% 2% 47% 7% 14,047
Neither/both equally 22% 18% 8% 33% 19% 287
Don't know 31% 16% 4% 38% 10% 130

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