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Marriage

After Illinois And Hawaii: Which State Will Make Same-Sex Marriage Legal — Maybe This Year?

by David Badash ● 9:03 AM November 11, 2013
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Is there another state that could add its name to the sixteen which have become marriage equality states — before the rapidly-approaching end of the year?

News

Strong Majority Say Pot Should Now Be Legal

by David Badash ● 3:09 PM October 22, 2013
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Calling it “a period of unprecedented success” for marijuana advocates, Gallup finds that almost six out of ten Americans say that marijuana should now be legal.

Legal Issues

Federal Government Should Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Say Majority Of Americans

by David Badash ● 10:08 AM June 7, 2013
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Literally days before the Supreme Court will announce its decisions in two landmark same-sex marriage cases, a new poll just released finds the majority of Americans (56 percent) want the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages

Marriage

Almost Six Out Of Ten Voters In Michigan Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 12:49 PM May 15, 2013
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The majority of voters in Michigan –almost 57 percent — now support the right of same-sex couples to marry, according to a new poll just released by The Detroit News.

News

In Virginia (Yes, Virginia) The Majority Of Voters Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 10:20 AM May 15, 2013
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In a stunning and dramatic embrace, the majority of voters in Virginia now support the right of same-sex couples to marry — and by a wide margin.

Marriage

Majority of Minnesota Voters Support Same-Sex Marriage, New Poll Finds

by David Badash ● 1:34 PM April 26, 2013
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A slim majority, 51 percent, of Minnesota voters now support marriage equality and believe the law should be changed to include same-sex couples a new poll finds.

Marriage

Poll: One Out Of Three Americans Who Support Same-Sex Marriage Didn’t Used To

by David Badash ● 4:13 PM March 26, 2013
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A new poll finds that fully 33 percent of all Americans who today support the right of same-sex couples to marry did not used to have that position.

Discrimination

Tennessee GOP’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Opposed By Majority Of Tennessee Voters

by David Badash ● 12:25 PM March 7, 2013
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State Senator Stacey Campfield’s obsession, the latest incarnation of the Tennessee GOP’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is opposed by 57 percent, the majority of Tennessee voters.

News

Majority Of Men Under 40 Who Support Gay Marriage Use Porn Daily, Says Regnerus

by David Badash ● 9:51 AM December 21, 2012
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The majority of men aged 23-39 who use pornography daily “strongly agree” that same-sex marriage should be legal, according to flawed study author Mark Regnerus.

News

New Poll: Majority Say Climate Change Is Real, Want Government To Lead

by David Badash ● 10:24 AM July 13, 2012

A new poll finds six in 10 Americans believe in climate change, and 55% “say a ‘great deal’ or ‘good amount’ can be done to reduce future global warming.”

Civil Rights

Dharun Ravi To Get Early Release Despite Majority Belief Sentence Too Lenient

by David Badash ● 2:26 PM June 18, 2012
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Dharun Ravi, found guilty on charges related to webcam spying of Tyler Clementi, is expected to be released tomorrow, after serving 20 days of his 30-day sentence.

Civil Rights

Dharun Ravi Sentence ‘Not Tough Enough’ Majority Of NJ Residents Believe

by David Badash ● 9:12 AM June 8, 2012
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The sentence handed down to Dharun Ravi a few weeks ago was “too lenient,” the majority — 51% –of New Jersey residents believe, according to a new poll.

Civil Rights

Maryland: Majority Of African-Americans Now Will Vote For Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 12:31 PM May 24, 2012

In a huge switch, a new Public Policy Polling survey finds that the majority of African-Americans in Maryland will vote in favor of marriage equality.

Civil Rights

Gallup: ‘Acceptance of Gay/Lesbian Relations Is The New Normal’

by David Badash ● 11:34 AM May 14, 2012
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Gallup today released a new poll that finds the majority of Americans see gay & lesbian relationships as morally acceptable, rising 18 percentage points in 10 years.