Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say government aid to the poor…

Religious denomination Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Assemblies of God 70% 27% 1% 2% 297
Churches of Christ 63% 33% 3% 1% 304
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) 69% 26% 4% 1% 576
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.) 69% 27% 5% < 1% 121
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod 75% 22% 2% 1% 343
Nondenominational charismatic 74% 21% 4% < 1% 126
Nondenominational evangelical 74% 21% 4% 1% 556
Presbyterian Church in America 78% 21% 1% 1% 112
Southern Baptist Convention 75% 22% 2% 1% 1,336

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