The Dalai Lama has publicly voiced his support for gay marriage, explaining on the Larry King Now show, “If two people?really feel that way?and both sides fully agree, then okay.” [ more › ]
After the recent news that Arizona could possibly be making a law that would make it legal to refuse service to gays, you might think that our country hasn’t made much progress on the gay rights front. But thankfully, a new poll is happy to report the opposite. Read more on Your Tango…
Support for legalization of same sex marriage has reached a new high according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll: Half of all Americans believe that gay men and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll in which a large majority also said businesses should not be [...]
Support for same-sex marriage hits a new high... Half of all Americans believe that gay men and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll in which a large majority also said businesses should not be able to deny serving gays for religious reasons. Show More Summary
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that a record majority of Americans supports marriage equality, with 59 percent in favor and 38 percent opposed, and that half of Americans believe marriage for gays and lesbians is a constitutional right. Ten years ago it was the complete inverse, with 59 percent opposed. Show More Summary
Via ABC News: Support for gay marriage reached a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, marking a dramatic change in public attitudes on the subject across the past decade. Fifty-eight percent of Americans now say it should be legal for gay and lesbian couples to wed. Show More Summary
Support for legal same-sex marriage is at an all-time high, according to a new national poll. An ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday indicates that 59% of Americans favor allowing gay or lesbian couples to legally wed. That's up two percentage points from an ABC News/Washington Post poll from last summer and appears to be […]
The latest numbers are in from the right side of history. The writing on the wall now reads: Support for gay marriage reached a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, marking a dramatic change in public attitudes...
Support for same-sex marriage is up to a new record high of 59 percent, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Meanwhile, just 34 percent oppose gay marriage, a number that has dwindled markedly in the past couple of years; in late 2012, almost half the nation opposed gay marriage. Show More Summary
A Washington Post/ABC poll shows 59% support for gay marriage, a new high. A decade ago, in March 2004, the percentages were nearly reversed, with 59 percent opposing same-sex marriage and 38 percent supporting it. The poll finds support is greater among Democrats (70 percent) and independents (61 percent) than Republicans (40 percent). Age also […]
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that support for gay marriage has hit a new high, with 59 percent of Americans backing it, while only 34 percent are opposed. The poll also finds that 50 percent believe the Constitution’s “equal protection” clause guarantees the legal right to marry — suggesting public support is growing for […]
A new Washington Post/ABC poll finds support for same-sex marriage has flipped in the past ten years, with a majority even in states with constitutional bands now supporting marriage by the widest margin in the poll's history. "Support for same-sex marriage has changed more rapidly than almost any social issue in the past decade," the Post reported.
A new poll shows support for marriage equality nationwide has hit an all-time high, the Washington Post reports: Half of all Americans believe that gay men and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, according to a new Washington Post-ABC...
In an interview with Politico, Vice-President Joe Biden claimed that Barack Obama froze him out after he came out for gay marriage in early 2012 before Obama could make his own announcement supporting it. Biden said that after that incident,...Show More Summary
On Thursday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo hammered the Catholic League's Bill Donohue for his opposition to same-sex "marriage" and his support of the now-vetoed SB 1062 in Arizona. Cuomo mouthed the talking points of the social left on LGBT issues: "Why do you want to discriminate against gays? You say, we don't...only the marriages bother us. Show More Summary
Black Pastors Launch Petition To Impeach Eric Holden Over Gay Marriage Support via CBS Local A coalition of African-American civil rights leaders and pastors announced a campaign to gather 1 million signatures to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder for attempting
That is so pro gay. (via TPM) When you're a Republican State Senator, it's pretty much expected that you stand up for traditional marriage. And when you're a Republican State Senator from Texas, you need to be loud and proud about letting everyone know what you think about gay marriage. Show More Summary
An anti-gay marriage Republican accidentally voiced support for same-sex nuptials in the wake of a federal judge striking down Texas' ban on gay marriage. Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick, a vocal gay marriage opponent who is running for...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Support for gay marriage has surged in the United States in the decade since it first became legal in Massachusetts, with just over half of Americans now supporting the idea, according to a survey released on Wednesday.
Public attitudes toward marriage equality have changed and changed quickly in the 10 years since the Commonwealth of Massachusetts became the first state in the Union to legalize same-sex marriage. According to new polling data from the Public Religion Research Institute, support for allowing same-sex couples to legally wed jumped from 32 percent in 2003 […]