Thursday, May 19, 2011

And the Survey SAYS ...

Majority of Americans say they support same-sex marriage, adoption by gay and lesbian couples

A recent Religion and Politics Tracking Survey, conducted by Public Religion Research Institute, is the third national poll in as many months to find majority support for same-sex marriage: a slim majority (51%) of Americans now favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, compared to 43% percent who are opposed.

The results of the three polls are remarkably consistent even though the other two surveys were conducted by different organizations (ABC News/Washington Post; CNN/Opinion Research Corp.) using different question wordings.

Majority also supports adoption by gay and lesbian couples.
A majority (56%) of Americans favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children, compared to 36% who are opposed.

Read the rest here ... and give thanks for that arc of history that continues to bend toward justice!

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