“In a Post-ABC poll in March 2004, 38 percent said same-sex marriage should be legal, while 59 percent said it should not, the same percentage now in favor of allowing gays to marry.”
— The Washignton Post, reporting on a poll conducted with ABC News which has found that 59% of Americans support the right of same-sex couples to marry. Of those polled:
- half said that “gay men and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry”
- 53% of those living in states with same-sex marriage bans supported the right to marry
- almost 70% agreed that businesses should not be allowed to discriminate against LGBT people.
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