Skip to comments.CNN Poll is First To Show Majority Support for Gay Marriage
Posted on 08/16/2010 10:13:59 AM PDT by detritus
A landmark of sorts was achieved today as CNN just came out with a poll showing a 52 percent majority of Americans agreed with the statement that "gays and lesbians should have a constitutional right to get married and have their marriage recognized by law as valid." Some 46 percent of respondents disagreed with the statement...
CNN also asked the question in a slightly different way to half its respondents, omitting the term "should" from the question above, i.e. "Do you think gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to get married and have their marriage recognized by law as valid?". Using that phrasing, 49 percent said yes and 51 percent said no.
Combining the two subsamples has 50.5 percent of Americans in support of gay marriage and 47.5 percent opposed: just about the barest possible majority. But a majority nevertheless, something that no previous poll had shown. An ABC/Washington Post poll from April 2009 had come the closest, showing a 49/46 plurality in support of gay marriage rights; a few other polls had also shown gay marriage to the plurality position when respondents were given a three-way choice of marriage, civil unions, and no legal recognition. But no national poll, save for one debatable case with highly unorthodox phrasing, had shown it to the the majority position....
(Excerpt) Read more at fivethirtyeight.com ...
From CNN, imagine that.
Oh yes and pigs fly too /Capitol BS
lol does that mean only gays watch CNN
To CNN: YOU LIE!
Not buying it for a minute. Every state where it has been on the ballot, it was voted down.
They can’t just ask Anderson Cooper and then call that “a poll”.
It’s a lie.
Yep. Even California, TWICE!
(Poll taken at Gay Bathhouse:San Francisco)
At least for Anderson Cooper.
Anderson Cooper has been taking poles for quite some time.
cnn must have gone to where they plan to build the gay bar next to the mosque for their unbiased numbers.
Post #11, JINX! To the second, wow.
So suddenly the libs will start saying the majority opinion matters.
from the former Clinton News Network
currently the Communist News Network
sure....they are believable (do I really need to post SARC?)
CNN does a poll...LOL!
Lemme guess, they used another sample of 99% flaming liberals, and 1% moderate liberals to get those results, right?
“A landmark of sorts was achieved today as CNN just came out with a poll...”
“Came out” is appropriate terminology. Unintentional I’m sure, from the propagandists at CNN. It suggests they just made it up.
Not “conducted”, or “reported”, or even released.
Hey I just “came out” with a “poll” that says a majority of Americans are good with armed robbery.
Gee, that was easy.
Anybody know what’s with the red text between the last two links? It looks like the links themselves are closed off properly....
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