Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among liberals by state (2014) Switch to: State among liberals by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of liberals who say…

StateThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Arizona24%74%1%< 1%139
Colorado26%68%< 1%6%141
Connecticut20%78%< 1%2%109
District of Columbia10%90%< 1%< 1%123
Georgia22%77%1%< 1%190
Illinois17%81%< 1%2%352
Indiana14%84%1%< 1%124
Massachusetts13%84%3%< 1%262
Minnesota12%87%1%< 1%153
Missouri20%80%< 1%< 1%141
New Jersey20%79%1%1%227
New York16%82%1%1%604
North Carolina20%77%< 1%2%235
Ohio20%79%< 1%1%222
Washington15%84%< 1%1%223
Wisconsin11%88%1%< 1%121
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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