Majority of Americans Support Gay Marriage

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    It's inevitable.

    Gay Marriage Opponents Now in Minority - NYTimes.com
     
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    The majority of Americans support decency and equal rights.. Who woulda thunkit?
     
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    Who are those people and why aren't they voting then?
     
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    Old people don't support it, the most hardcore of bible thumpers don't support it, those 2 groups vote a lot, so the majority of americans can support it but it won't be allowed until this last generation is gone.
     
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    there are reasons the right tries to limit who votes.
     
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    Pesky non-citizens.
     
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    Assuming a continuously liberalizing trend when it comes to morality is not always correct. History is full of conservative trending. Remember most of the revolutions in the middle east during the 50's and 60's were secular in nature. The current fundamentalist upswing is an example of a conservative trend in social norms.
     
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    I think it is all in how it is asked...

    I know that I am a person that does not support 'gay marriage'... but I am not in support of government anywhere in the realm of marriage... for when the government is involved, it is forced acceptance of a choice... and I should not be forced to accept a choice of another...

    But I am for the freedom of any adult being together with any other adult they so choose... and I am for the government recognition of equality in these various family units in terms of taxation, inheritance, power of attorney in cases of emergency, etc...

    So to me, being in "favor" of gay marriage is a tricky question to pose
     
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    What upswing in fundamentalists?

    Religion Among the Millennials
     

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