Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who would rather have bigger government; more services by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who would rather have bigger government; more services by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have bigger government; more services who say government aid to the poor…

Religious family Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.) 27% 66% 5% 2% 278
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.) 16% 75% 6% 2% 110
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.) 13% 84% 3% < 1% 221
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.) 19% 78% 2% 2% 243
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.) 22% 74% 2% 1% 441
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.) 25% 67% 5% 2% 122
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.) 32% 63% 2% 2% 220
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.) 13% 86% < 1% 1% 210

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