Florida doesn't have a greater number of Catholics than NY but Florida is wall to wall with evangelical/Christian conservatives who are articulate,well dressed ,dangerous ,bigots and racists.Company Ditches Jacksonville, FL Over Bitter Homophobia
Anyone who has served in military , I know a few here have, has met rednecks but evangelicals are the redneck special forces .
I never met any till moving here 3 1/2 yrs ago.
The state is filled with them , starting with the tea party endorsed GOV.Rick Scott .
Florida's political bible thumpers have financially hurt the state in never ending law suits and have cost countless jobs.