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Thursday, 26 April 2012 23:28

Gay Marriage Support Grows In US

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A new survey come and confirm other surveys which were conducted previously concerning the support on gay marriage by Americans.

This survey shows that 47% of respondents are favorable to marriage for gay and lesbian couples against 43% who opposed it.

According to Pew Research CenterPew Research Center, which carried out the survey, it is "the first time in a Pew Research Center survey there is as much strong support as strong opposition to gay marriage. In the current survey, 22% say they strongly support allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally; an identical percentage (22%) strongly opposes gay marriage. In 2008, there was about twice as much strong opposition to as strong support for gay marriage (30% vs. 14%).

Since 2004, there has been a broad-based decline in opposition – including strong opposition –to gay marriage. In 2004, Americans younger than 30 were divided (48% opposed, 45% favored). Today, young people favor gay marriage by more than two-to-one (65% to 30%). Opposition has declined by the same percentage – 18 points – among those 65 and older; still, a majority (56%) of this group continues to oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally. Strong opposition has declined 18 points since 2004 among those 65 and older (from 46% to 28%) and 14 points among those younger than 30 (from 28% to 14%)."

Continue to read the survey herehere.


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