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Louisiana

Louisiana poll: Slight increase in support for gay marriage, big drop in opposition

Thursday, April 10, 2014
A new poll finds that support for legalizing same-sex marriage in Louisiana has increased slightly over the past year, however a plurality of voters still oppose marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. [ Read more → ]
Wisconsin

Poll: Majority of Wisconsin voters support marriage equality

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- A new poll released Tuesday finds a majority of Wisconsin voters favor legalizing same-sex marriage, a significant increase over polling five years ago. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Support for gay marriage in Va. still 50 percent, no change in past year

Monday, March 31, 2014
Support for legalizing same-sex marriage in Virginia has stands at 50 percent just a little more than a month after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional. [ Read more → ]
Maryland

Poll: 71 percent of Marylanders support transgender rights bill

Saturday, March 15, 2014
BALTIMORE -- A new poll finds that 71 percent of Marylanders support proposed legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodation. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Record number of Americans now support legalizing same-sex marriage

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
WASHINGTON -- A record numbers of Americans now support same-sex marriage, and say adoption by gay couples should be legal and see gays and lesbians as good parents, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll released Wednesday. [ Read more → ]
Iowa

Poll: Iowa voters concede gay marriage has had no negative effect on their lives

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Almost five years after the Iowa Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, 78 percent of voters in the state say it's either had a positive impact or no impact at all on their lives. [ Read more → ]
Arizona

Poll: Arizona voters support religious freedom veto, legalizing gay marriage

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A new Arizona poll finds not only that voters in the state agree with Jan Brewer's veto of a controversial religious freedom bill, but that they also for the first time support legalizing same-sex marriage in the state. [ Read more → ]
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Ohio poll finds voters closely divided in support for same-sex marriage

Monday, February 24, 2014
A new poll finds that Ohioans are closely split when it comes to same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
Kentucky

Poll: Most Kentuckians still oppose same-sex marriage, yet gap narrows

Monday, February 10, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky -- Nearly a decade after 74 percent of Kentuckians voted for a constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriages and civil unions, a new poll finds than margin narrowing. [ Read more → ]
Utah

Poll: 60 percent of Utahns support LGBT housing, employment protections

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY -- A new poll finds that 60 percent of Utahns say the state should adopt legal protections against discrimination of LGBT people in housing and the workplace. [ Read more → ]
Steve C. Wilson, APSupporters of gay marriage fill the rotunda as they gathered to rally at the Utah State Capitol Friday Jan. 10, 2014.

Poll: Utah residents equally split on same-sex marriage

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah residents are now evenly split on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to get state-issued marriage licenses — 48 percent in favor, and 48 percent opposed, according to a new poll for The Salt Lake Tribune. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Ohio voters likely to support gay marriage if religious exemption included

Friday, December 20, 2013
Ohio voters are split on the idea of same-sex marriage, but they’re far more likely to support it if know religious institutions won’t be forced to wed gay and lesbian couples, a new poll shows. [ Read more → ]
Nam Y. Huh, AP (File)In a shift of attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding.

Poll: It’s not OK to make online slurs, even when you’re ‘just kidding’

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
WASHINGTON -- In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist, sexist or anti-gay slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't take much personal offense. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Republicans more tolerant of students wearing Confederate flag over rainbow flag

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A new poll finds that Republicans are more tolerant of high school students wearing a Confederate battle flag to school than they are of students wearing a gay pride (rainbow) flag to school. [ Read more → ]
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Ohio poll: Yes on anti-discrimination, mixed on marriage equality

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Most Ohio voters favor a law that would protect gay and lesbian people from on-the-job discrimination, but they’re not so sure about extending marriage rights to same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Majority of Americans would vote to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
PRINCETON, N.J. -- A majority of Americans say they would vote in favor of a law legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 U.S. states, according to a new Gallup poll. [ Read more → ]
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Polls: Americans largely unfazed by Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Two new polls released this week show a majority of Americans support marriage equality for same-sex couples, and are largely unfazed by last week's landmark Supreme Court decisions that struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, and that cleared the way for same-sex marriage to resume in California. [ Read more → ]
Jim Mone, APGay marriage supporters outside the Minn. state capitol on May 14 to witness Gov. Mark Dayton sign the marriage equality bill into law.

Poll: Minnesotans still split on support for marriage equality

Thursday, June 20, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- Just weeks before a new law takes effect that will legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota, voters are still almost evenly divided on the issue, according to a new poll. [ Read more → ]
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Poll finds 58 percent of Calif. voters now support legalizing same-sex marriage

Monday, June 10, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- While the U.S. Supreme Court prepares its decision on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, a new poll finds that a majority of California voters now support marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. [ Read more → ]
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Survey: Greater acceptance of homosexuality in more secular, affluent countries

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Homosexuality is broadly accepted in North America, the European Union and much of Latin America, but widely rejected in predominantly Muslim nations and Africa, as well as in parts of Asia and Russia, according to a survey of 39 countries released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Mich. voters support repealing state’s ban on same-sex marriage

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
LANSING, Mich. -- A new poll finds that a majority of Michigan voters support repealing the state's ban on same-sex marriage, and replacing it with an amendment to allow gay couples the freedom to marry. [ Read more → ]
Virginia

Poll finds significant shift in Virginia in support of same-sex marriage

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A new poll finds that a majority of voters in Virgina now support marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, reflecting a significant shift in public opinion over the last two years. [ Read more → ]
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Poll: Majority of Arizona voters now support marriage equality

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- After years of beating the drums against same-sex marriage, a majority of Arizonans now say they support marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
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Gallup: Support for same-sex marriage solidifies above 50% in U.S.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Fifty-three percent of Americans now support legalizing same-sex marriage, the third consecutive reading of 50 percent or above in Gallup polling over the past year. [ Read more → ]
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Poll finds growing acceptance of gay rights, marriage equality

Thursday, May 9, 2013
A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds further public acceptance of gay rights in the United States, in areas ranging from the professional basketball court to the Boy Scouts, as well as the institution of marriage. [ Read more → ]
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