Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say the holy scripture is…

Views about government aid to the poor 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 = 8,739. 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.
Does more harm than good 38% 30% 3% 23% 5% 8,739
Does more good than harm 42% 26% 2% 24% 7% 3,850
Neither/both equally 39% 18% 6% 22% 15% 371
Don't know 42% 20% 11% 16% 11% 206

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