Associated Press same-sex marriage poll reports
March 23, 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The public backlash over gay marriage
has receded since a controversial decision by the Massachusetts
Supreme Court in 2003 to legalize those marriages stirred strong
opposition, says a poll released Wednesday.
Gay marriage remains a divisive issue, with 51 percent opposing
it, the poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the
Press found. But almost two-thirds, 63 percent, opposed gay marriage
in February 2004.
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