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Gay Marriage: A Country Is Moving,
Its People Not So Much

Pacific Standard, by Michael Todd

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/3/2013 6:18:51 AM

In coverage leading up to and reporting on the Supreme Court’s decisions last week removing some obstacles to gay marriage, a persistent meme has been that Americans in the last few years are increasingly OK with same-sex marriage. The evidence cited is public opinion polling, like this Gallup poll that shows Americans’ acceptance rolling over the halfway mark about a year ago. But a new white paper from Rice University’s Portraits of American Life Study, which looks at the religious attitudes of the exact same group of 1,294 randomly sampled Americans captured in 2006 and again last year,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Laurie, 7/3/2013 6:53:54 AM     (No. 9406539)

God will not be mocked.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 7/3/2013 6:57:34 AM     (No. 9406543)

In other words, the people who are pushing gay marriage are not succeeding in changing people´s minds. What they are succeeding at is creating division among the American people.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 7/3/2013 6:57:38 AM     (No. 9406544)

Affixing horseshoes to a dog doesn´t qualify it for the Kentucky Derby.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Tivadoc, 7/3/2013 7:37:59 AM     (No. 9406580)

We have all received a bitter education on the legal plight of same sex partners as they shoved their agenda down the country´s throat. That has made me supportive of equal legal rights, but I wil never support changing the definition of marriage.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 7/3/2013 7:43:57 AM     (No. 9406588)

In states where the people actually get to vote on the issue traditional marriage always wins. Unless, its us in California - our votes don´t count if they go against the annointed elite.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/3/2013 8:48:35 AM     (No. 9406707)

The same poll numbers apply to Obama´s "favorability" too. Americans are becoming more and more deranged as the effects of liberalism and hedonism sink in.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jlw509, 7/3/2013 9:59:28 AM     (No. 9406888)

Wait until they´re teaching the "best practices" way to do oral and anal penetration to the 5th and 6th graders -- which will happen in the name of "comprehensive and accurate" sex ed and "nondiscrimination" against "sexual minorities"--- and the kids are still turning up with viral meningitis and cephalsporin-resistant gonorrhea of the throat and anus.

Did I say "Wait"? No need to wait. It´s already begun.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/4/2013 1:47:15 AM     (No. 9408103)

"Moving" ? Is that like following the yellow brick road to hell ?

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