[Marxism] Poll: 37 percent approve gay marriage; 50 percent disapprove; 46 percent for civil unions
MLause at cinci.rr.com
Mon May 16 07:05:52 MDT 2005
Public responses to gay issues has been much more malleable by the Right
than was the Equal Right Amendment. If you recall, the spin on the ERA
was that it was going to take something away from both men and women.
That's how gay marriage has been presented. It's equally goofy, but
seems to have been much more effective.
Another factor is that people who favor equality for gays and lesbians
probably feel much more strongly on some issues like job discrimination
or exclusion from the military than about marriage--an issue with
considerably narrower appeal.
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