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New poll shows record high 61 percent of Americans support marriage equality

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Adam Lau, AP (File)
A record-high 6 in 10 Americans support marriage equality for same-sex couples, and a similar share say individual states should not be allowed to ban same-sex marriage, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. [...]

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Poll: Most Americans say there’s no turning back on same-sex marriage

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments next week in a landmark case on same-sex marriage, but most Americans already have made up their minds: There's no turning back. [...]

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Poll: Majority of Americans side with LGBT rights over ‘religious freedom’

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Chaunce O'Connor rallies outside a Miami courthouse on July 2 during a hearing on Florida's same-sex marriage ban.
A new national poll finds that a majority of Americans believe businesses should not be allowed to refuse services based on their religious beliefs, suggesting a split over the issue between voters and some of the politicians who represent them. [...]

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What Americans think about gay rights and religious liberty

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Most Americans support allowing businesses to refuse wedding-related services to same-sex couples on religious grounds, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted earlier this year. [...]

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Wisconsin poll: Marriage equality has had no adverse affect

Monday, March 16, 2015
Even among Republican voters, 74 percent responded that granting marriage rights to same-sex couples hadn't had an adverse impact on their life. [...]

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Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 Americans support marriage equality

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Marriage equality advocates rally outside the James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco, home of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, on February 7, 2012, moment before hearing that the court upheld a District Court ruling that Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, was unconstitutional.
In an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Monday, 59 percent of respondents said that they support marriage equality, while just 33 percent said they were opposed. [...]

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Major survey shows clear majority of Americans support marriage equality

Thursday, March 5, 2015
The dramatic shift in opinion is among the fastest changes ever measured by the widely respected General Social Survey. [...]

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CNN poll: 63 percent of Americans say same-sex couples have a right to marry

Friday, February 20, 2015
Sixty-three percent of Americans say that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry and have their marriages recognized by the law as valid, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Thursday. [...]

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GOP voters in early primary, caucus states say opposition to gay marriage ‘unacceptable’

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Jean Dawell of Delhi joined hundred of others along with the group Why Marriage Matters Ohio at a rally for gay marriage in Lytle Park, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 in Cincinnati.
About half of likely Republican primary and caucus voters in key early states of New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina says that opposition to same-sex marriage is unacceptable in a candidate, according to a new poll. [...]

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AP-GfK Poll: Support for same-sex marriage comes with caveats

Thursday, February 5, 2015
A gay rights advocate waves a rainbow pride flag at at an Arkansas rally of gay marriage opponents in Little Rock on Nov. 19, 2014.
While finding that Americans narrowly favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll also shows most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons. [...]

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