Sources of guidance on right and wrong among conservatives by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among conservatives by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 40% 8% 43% 8% 2% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 70% 3% 22% 2% 2% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 52% 5% 36% 5% 1% 653
Jewish 33% 11% 48% 4% 3% 167
Mainline Protestant 39% 7% 47% 4% 2% 2,269
Mormon 72% 3% 19% 2% 4% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 11% 62% 13% 2% 1,277

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