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Voters who seek expert opinion, not gut feeling, more likely to support same-sex marriage

A new study from independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago found that Americans who depend on experts and evidence hold different political views than people who go on gut feelings — and the findings span the political spectrum. "We were interested not in party differences but people's attitudes toward finding info — where they get it and what they look for," Norman Bradburn, senior adviser on the NORC report, said in a phone interview Tuesday.
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