By Gary Langer Mar 5, 2014 12:01am
An ABC News-Washington Post poll released last week found that a record 59 percent of Americans support gay marriage.
Record numbers of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll
support gay marriage, say adoption by gay couples should be legal and
see gays and lesbians as good parents. Most oppose a right to refuse
service to gays, including on religious grounds. And, by a closer
margin, more also accept than reject gay marriage as a constitutional
The results continue a dramatic transformation of public attitudes on
the issue, led by political, legislative and court-ordered developments
alike. Seventeen states now allow gay marriage, and federal courts in
four others – most recently Texas and Virginia – have rejected laws
See PDF with full results and charts here.
Other changes in this survey, produced for ABC by Langer Research Associates, are equally profound.
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