Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about environmental protection

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say…

Religious tradition Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 27% 70% < 1% 3% 102
Catholic 50% 46% 2% 2% 3,868
Evangelical Protestant 58% 37% 3% 3% 5,851
Historically Black Protestant 40% 55% 1% 3% 454
Jewish 40% 56% 2% 1% 336
Mainline Protestant 50% 45% 3% 2% 3,687
Mormon 62% 32% 3% 3% 524
Orthodox Christian 43% 55% < 1% 2% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 59% 2% 2% 3,541

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