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USA Today Survey

Thursday, February 26th, 2004 · 3 Comments

Take this quick survey from USA Today on whether there should be a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage:

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As of now, results show NO leading with 91.48% to 8.52% for YES after 297,415 votes.

Also, a couple interesting points on the topic were made yesterday about how even in the remote possibility that such an amendment were to pass, ten or twenty years from now it will look absolutely ridiculous and be overturned. In other words, it seems that younger people (Generations X, Y, and whatever today’s babies will be labeled) are generally much more in support of gay marriage than, for example, Baby Boomers or the Greatest Generation.

(Thanks, Sarah, for the link.)

Tags: politics

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 glenn // Feb 26, 2004 at 5:49 pm

    from a constiutional law perspective, we all know what the last successful attempt at a limitation of rights looked like- it was called Prohibition. We all see where that one went…

  • 2 Dave Reed // Feb 26, 2004 at 7:11 pm

    Besides how unscientific this poll really is, the results as of 2:09pm Pacific Time:

    Yea: 7.97%
    Nay: 92.03%

    Votes: 325,824

  • 3 Mere Sketches // Feb 27, 2004 at 3:56 pm

    Is Poughkeepsie Next?

    The mayor of New Paltz has started marrying gay couples. If you’re keeping track, that means two places I used to live-very-close-to (San Francisco / Oakland and New Paltz / Poughkeepsie) are doing the right thing. Who will be next?…