Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 35% 7% 47% 9% 1% 2,986
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 27% 14% 44% 13% 2% 9,796
Neither/both equally 29% 13% 44% 9% 6% 190
Don't know 40% 5% 39% 7% 9% 367

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