Sources of guidance on right and wrong among liberals by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among liberals by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of liberals who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro area Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 23% 17% 43% 16% 2% 105
Boston Metro Area 11% 12% 53% 22% 2% 193
Chicago Metro Area 15% 20% 45% 18% 1% 256
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 10% 49% 16% 3% 123
Detroit Metro Area 18% 7% 59% 11% 5% 100
Houston Metro Area 30% 10% 43% 16% 1% 111
Los Angeles Metro Area 16% 20% 45% 17% 2% 331
Miami Metro Area 21% 14% 48% 17% < 1% 146
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 11% 22% 50% 14% 3% 102
New York City Metro Area 14% 23% 48% 13% 2% 550
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 16% 41% 16% 1% 208
Providence Metro Area 13% 12% 48% 21% 6% 101
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 21% 48% 18% 3% 218
Seattle Metro Area 5% 21% 49% 23% 1% 124
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 16% 37% 23% 3% 300

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