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Poll: Most Americans support Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

Monday, October 20, 2014
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Most Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support the recent U.S. Supreme Court action allowing gay marriages to go forward in several states – including a bare majority in the 11 states in which such marriages have begun in the past week and a half. Overall, 56 percent of Americans support the court’s action, while 38 percent...

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Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- Heading toward the midterm elections, Democrats hold their strongest advantages on issues such as abortion or same-sex marriage, yet these same issues land near the bottom of voters' priority lists, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll. Asked in an open-ended question to name the most important issue currently facing the ...

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Poll: Majority of Utahns say gay marriage will have no impact on their own lives

Monday, September 29, 2014
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A new poll finds that while Utahns remain split on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, a strong majority of respondents say that even if gay couples are allowed to marry, it would have no impact on their own marriage and family. The statewide poll found that a plurality of Utahns – 49 percent in favor versus 48 percent opposed – agree that...

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Poll suggests Americans’ support for marriage equality may be leveling off

Monday, September 22, 2014
Gay marriage supporters rally outside a federal courthouse in Concinatti on Wednesday, Aug. 6, where judges were hearing the appeals of six same-sex marriage cases from four states.
A new survey from the Pew Research Center indicates Americans' support for marriage equality could be leveling off. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusion. But the new poll released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships...

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Poll: Support for marriage equality rises in North Carolina

Monday, September 15, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A new poll shows support for LGBT marriage equality rising in North Carolina, a little more than two years after the state passed its anti-LGBT constitutional amendment. An Elon University Poll surveyed more than 1,000 North Carolinians and found that 45 percent support gay marriage. Opposition stood at 43 percent. Twelve percent of ...

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Ky. poll finds opposition to same-sex marriage lowest in 10 years

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Kentucky
Opposition to same-sex marriage in Kentucky has hit its lowest level since 2004 when voters approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Results from the latest Bluegrass Poll, released Tuesday, find that 50 percent of registered voters in Kentucky oppose same-sex marriage, while 37 percent favor it and ...

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Poll shows majority support for same-sex marriage in Wisconsin

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. -- The latest Marquette University Law School poll shows a majority of public support repealing Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban. The latest poll released Wednesday shows 56 percent of voters support repealing the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriages.

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La. voters still against marriage equality, but opposition continues to decline

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Voters in Louisiana remain strongly opposed to same-sex marriage but opposition continues to decline, according to the latest polling from Public Policy Polling. The poll released Tuesday finds that 55 percent of respondents said they opposed legalizing same-sex marriage in Louisiana, while 32 percent said they would support it.

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Poll: Americans’ ideology, age drive views on same-sex marriage

Friday, June 6, 2014
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Ideology and age mark two significant factors in public attitudes about same-sex marriage, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll that finds 77 percent of adults under age 30 support marriage equality, compared to just half as many seniors.

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Poll finds majority of Wisconsin residents support marriage equality

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- While a federal judge considers a challenge to Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, a new poll finds a majority of the state's residents support marriage equality.

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