Social Trends Jan 23, As ofthere is majority support for same-sex marriage in 44 states, plurality support in 4 states, plurality opposition in 1 state, and majority opposition in 1 state. The poll found that opposition to same-sex marriage had fallen slightly, as other polls found a sharper dip. For additional analysis of the data on same-sex marriage, see this report. Retrieved May 22, No recent polling data. Social Trends Dec 3,
For additional analysis of the data on same-sex marriage, see this report.
Public opinion of same-sex marriage in the United States
Retrieved June 6, Two years after the Supreme Court decision that required states to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide, support for allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally is at its highest point in over 20 years of Pew Research Center polling on the issue. Support for same-sex marriage among black Protestants and white evangelical Protestants remains lower than it is among other religious groups. Table of Contents Overview Survey Report Views of same-sex marriage by generation, race Current views of same-sex marriage Methodology. However, on the question of a constitutional amendment, more were opposed than for it. Hodges legalized gay marriage nationwide, including in the 14 states that did not previously allow gays and lesbians to wed.
Survey conducted June Trend lines show aggregated data from polls conducted in each year. But like liberals and moderates, conservatives have also grown more supportive of same-sex marriage over time. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. As had been the case sincethere remained a wide partisan division. SSan Francisco ChronicleMarch 24, Public opinion of same-sex marriage in the United States has shifted rapidly since polling of the American people regarding the issue first began on an occasional basis in the s and a regular basis in the s, with support having consistently risen while opposition has continually fallen.