Views about human evolution among Catholics by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by views about human evolution

% of Catholics who say humans…

Views about environmental regulationEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy26%31%3%35%5%2,856
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost35%33%4%25%2%3,965
Neither/both equally20%21%10%30%19%170
Don't know16%14%12%26%31%211
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