Views about abortion among adults in the West by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in the West by views about abortion

% of adults in the West who say abortion should be…

Views about environmental regulation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 44% 52% 4% 3,173
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 66% 30% 4% 4,838
Neither/both equally 51% 42% 8% 233
Don't know 38% 45% 17% 254

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