Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 56% 9% 27% 7% 2% 189
Boston Metro Area 14% 9% 63% 12% 2% 136
Chicago Metro Area 30% 7% 51% 10% 2% 283
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 7% 37% 7% 1% 234
Detroit Metro Area 41% 3% 49% 7% < 1% 126
Houston Metro Area 52% 5% 39% 4% 1% 186
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 13% 40% 10% 4% 348
Miami Metro Area 38% 9% 46% 6% 1% 160
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 29% 10% 52% 7% 2% 101
New York City Metro Area 36% 9% 45% 8% 2% 506
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 5% 48% 9% 1% 213
Phoenix Metro Area 39% 6% 47% 8% < 1% 166
Pittsburgh Metro Area 38% 5% 50% 4% 2% 109
Providence Metro Area 38% 12% 39% 10% 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 5% 51% 5% < 1% 141
San Diego Metro Area 32% 12% 46% 9% < 1% 127
San Francisco Metro Area 17% 22% 52% 6% 2% 101
St. Louis Metro Area 39% 11% 42% 7% 1% 101
Tampa Metro Area 30% 6% 50% 13% 1% 109
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 12% 44% 5% 2% 225

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