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Same-Sex Marriage Support Reaches New High at 55% (Gallup)
Gallup ^ | May 21, 2014 | Justin McCarthy

Posted on 05/21/2014 8:31:25 AM PDT by C19fan

Americans' support for the law recognizing same-sex marriages as legally valid has increased yet again, now at 55%. Marriage equality advocates have had a string of legal successes over the past year, most recently this week in Pennsylvania and Oregon where federal judges struck down bans on gay marriage. Two successive Gallup polls in 2012 saw support climb from 53% to 54%, indicating a steady but slight growth in acceptance of gay marriages over the past year after a more rapid increase between 2009 and 2011. In the latest May 8-11 poll, there is further evidence that support for gay marriage has solidified above the majority level. This comes on the heels of gay marriage proponents' 14th legal victory in a row.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: 2014polls; gallup; gay; homosexualagenda; marriage; samesexmarriage
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In famous words of Hudson from "Aliens":

That's it, man. Game over, man! Game over! What the *uck are we gonna do now? What are we gonna do?

What a rout although more the speed of which this has happened than it happening. Starting with perhaps the introduction of the pill, marriage as some communal sacred institution has been thoroughly destroyed. Gay marriage is just the coup d'grace.

1 posted on 05/21/2014 8:31:25 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Our Communist County Executive was running around last night urging every queer couple to get online and file for a license NOW before some EEEEEVIL appeals court issues an injunction.

Sodom Meet Gomorrah.


2 posted on 05/21/2014 8:32:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: C19fan

Too bad the gays can’t find a judge who will void Darwinian law.


3 posted on 05/21/2014 8:32:49 AM PDT by allendale
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To: C19fan

As I recall, this is the same organization that predicted a Romney win in 2012.


4 posted on 05/21/2014 8:33:09 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: C19fan

Probably polled from the LGBT community.


5 posted on 05/21/2014 8:34:28 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: C19fan

Odd that when it goes up for vote - even in liberal states like California - the voters (in secret) don’t actually approve. But over the phone, knowing the tactics of the gay mafia, they are all in.


6 posted on 05/21/2014 8:35:23 AM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: C19fan

Decades of constant promoting the homosexual agenda, in both the news media, and entertainment media, has paid off, hasn’t it?

How many of us will ever forget “Gay Marriage Week” in May 2012, when Obama declared his support for homosexual marriage? My God, I couldn’t believe how the media celebrated for an entire week. A president taking a policy position puts the media into a mediagasm????


7 posted on 05/21/2014 8:35:35 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: allendale
Too bad the gays can’t find a judge who will void Darwinian law.

And there aren't enough turkey basters, either.

8 posted on 05/21/2014 8:38:44 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: C19fan

God is in control, not man. He sees this idolatry and open rebellion against His institution.

Man’s worship of sex and himself will not stand.


9 posted on 05/21/2014 8:39:39 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: C19fan
It is very simple - the perverts have won and America is on it's way to full TRANSFORMATION as promised by the first gay US President.

Next up pedophilia, polygamy, legalizing rape and prostitution, AND FULL SCALE attacks on Christianity and imprisoning Clergy who preach against this immoral sexual perversion.


10 posted on 05/21/2014 8:39:51 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: C19fan

Christ preformed miracles

Now we see the Antichrist preform Antimiracles


11 posted on 05/21/2014 8:39:57 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more.)
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To: C19fan

Though the accuracy of a Gallup poll is rather dubious, I have no doubt there were Republicans, some self-described conservatives and a healthy showing of libertarians that rounded out the field.


12 posted on 05/21/2014 8:40:18 AM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: C19fan

There was a poll taken in Heaven some years back, and 33% of the respondents said Lucifer would make a better CEO than Jehovah. They’ll suffer for that answer for all eternity, but before they do, they’ll make sure as many of God’s children suffer with them. The poll says 55% of God’s children think Satan makes a better CEO than Jehovah. Not very reasonable is it?


13 posted on 05/21/2014 8:43:19 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Cheerio

Then comes an all-out revolt.


14 posted on 05/21/2014 8:43:39 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: C19fan

It is hard for me to buy this poll. We live in liberal land near Seattle, WA and I am not sure that even here “support” is that high. That said... when the leadership in Russia is more conservative than we are on an issue like this it makes you realize what a topsy-turvy world we now live in. Just remember to remind your wife not to look back when you are forced to flee from this land.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 8:46:54 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: fireman15

these polls are “forum selected”.

It is like cnn or fnc doing their man on the street interviews and all the questioned persons are from NYC.


16 posted on 05/21/2014 8:48:09 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Cheerio

I can see them moving pretty quickly for prostitution and polygamy, the ones between consenting adults.


17 posted on 05/21/2014 8:48:33 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Cheerio

Decades ago the Communist Party Congress of the Soviet Union defined their goals to destroy the taboo structure of the most powerful nation on Earth. They are merely finishing it off using little barry bastard boy’s political party. This suits the globalist oligarchy because a nation of we the people sovereigns having such a powerful military to blunt the globalist agenda simply cannot be allowed to remain as an obstacle to one world order, as the Bushes have so openly endorsed, also.


18 posted on 05/21/2014 8:50:07 AM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: C19fan; All

To quote Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty; “Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there...It seems like, to me, a vagina – as a man – would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me.”

Couldn’t agree with Phil more.

So 55% support for smelly stinky vile filthy butt sex...eeewwwwww!!! Well...they can have it and all the consequences that accompany that unnatural act or abomination against nature — They can lie to themselves all they want, but the simple fact of the matter is when you do what they do and they get what they get they can’t blame anyone else but themselves for the health problems that come with committing unnatural acts against nature — There is a reason that disease is a result of that behavior, “you ain’t supposed to be putting it there.”

55% would choose $hit over shinola apparently.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 8:54:49 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Too many people letting their kids watch Will and Grace in the 90's. That's what did it.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 8:55:56 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: C19fan

Since we’re all going queer in this country. . .can I marry my pet duck?


21 posted on 05/21/2014 8:56:33 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
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To: C19fan

If the Catholic Church had pushed back against the radical libertine agenda starting about fifty years ago, things might look different.


22 posted on 05/21/2014 8:58:00 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hillary may have brain damage, but what difference does it make?)
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To: C19fan

If the support for it is so high, then why does it typically lose at the ballot box? Why must it be imposed by judicial fiat? 55% is very doubtful.


23 posted on 05/21/2014 8:59:24 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: C19fan
Americans' support for the law recognizing same-sex marriages as legally valid

There is no such law.

Virtually all the laws passed specifically outlaw this.

What is happening is that the Judgeocracy is in full rebellion against the populace by nullifying their laws.

Impeach the Judges as Iowa did. Keep doing it until all the power abusers have been replaced.

24 posted on 05/21/2014 8:59:28 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: cdcdawg
55% is very doubtful

That's the truth. The ballot box is the only poll that matters. And they have lost over and over in that poll.

25 posted on 05/21/2014 9:00:54 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Regulator
The ballot box is the only poll that matters

Judges are the only thing that matters, the ballot box is irrelevant.

26 posted on 05/21/2014 9:02:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: C19fan
They're gonna call a turd a tootsie roll no matter what we say, do, or believe. It aint gonna change what IS!

Humble yourselves, seek his face, and pray.

27 posted on 05/21/2014 9:02:48 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Jeff Chandler

They were otherwise occupied.


28 posted on 05/21/2014 9:04:12 AM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic

sigh . . .


29 posted on 05/21/2014 9:05:25 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hillary may have brain damage, but what difference does it make?)
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To: dfwgator
Maybe Federal Judges feel that way, but in Iowa, as in all States, the Judges are accountable to the electorate.

Iowa SC "Justices" Removed

30 posted on 05/21/2014 9:06:22 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Biggirl
Then comes an all-out revolt.

I cannot buy into that proposition. America is half-asleep on the couch watching porn or sports. We should have had an uprising way before NOW. And to think that lying bastard was elected a second time after the entire world watching him bluster his buffoonish way through the first four years shows you what power the media have over all our lives.




31 posted on 05/21/2014 9:13:28 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: demshateGod

Made my day to read your post in the midst of this madness.


32 posted on 05/21/2014 9:14:25 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: dfwgator
Judges are the only thing that matters, the ballot box is irrelevant.

Yep. All of the TV news coverage was literally beaming about how Pennsylvania had suddenly become "enlightened". When in truth what happened is that one Federal Judge took it upon himself to toss out the will of the majority.


33 posted on 05/21/2014 9:37:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: C19fan

Who ever thought that this white male would be a minority.......


34 posted on 05/21/2014 9:48:13 AM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: C19fan; All

As a side note to the integrity of Gallup poll results, please bear in mind that we’ll probably never see Gallup, or any other pollster, ask people if they know about the federal government’s constitutionally limited powers, or about constitutionally enumerated rights.


35 posted on 05/21/2014 9:52:27 AM PDT by Amendment10
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Some of these results might reflect a state of moral ambiguity, in which a person says “homosexuality is not for me, but who am I to judge those who are inclined towards it?” From there, it’s a fairly easy slide (down a slippery slope) to acceptance of gay marriage as a sort of civil union with nicer ambience. That sort of opinion can be held by a substantial portion of the population who are not inclined to deep or perhaps even any moral analysis, just the superficial aspects.

Taken in tandem with the growing tendency of the younger population to enter adult life fully brainwashed by the widespread media-driven notion that gay is cool, and the steady attrition of older respondents, an upward trend in the numbers seems inevitable to me.

The only thing that would reverse such a trend would be a deep-rooted religious revival whether or not allied with a rethinking of modern sociological trends in professional circles. Well, of course, there is also the prospect of an external correction by the Creator.

Speaking from Canada where the acceptance of already legalized same sex marriage appears to be closer to 65%, the challenge now is to hold on to core values and beliefs and find the most effective ways of representing them. We are finding that lawfare is being used against opponents of same sex marriage but to defuse the confrontation, some other issue is being advanced as the reason for the lawfare. With our liberal activist judiciary culture, we are finding it tough going up here and could use your support and prayers. You don’t want to go where we have been heading, and that despite the fact that your federal government is currently to the left of ours (an unusual situation in recent times).

I find it disturbing that many of the religious leaders who could be speaking out forcefully are conspicuously silent or even ambiguously supportive of these self-evidently demonic trends. They may have been seduced into silence by this ridiculous distortion of the gospel from “forgive the sinner” to “embrace the sin.” These are not the same concepts in Christian theology and Jesus only preached the first of the two. Modern antichrist voices are preaching the second and with considerable success as we can see.


36 posted on 05/21/2014 9:53:00 AM PDT by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: SkyDancer

The polled San Fransicko. (sorry about that imagery.)


37 posted on 05/21/2014 10:03:27 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: C19fan

It's all in the wording of the question.

Back in 1996 and only 27% favored gay marriage the question read "Do you think marriages between homosexuals should be legal?"

Now, the question in worded much more softly to the point to where there could be confusion."

The question should read:

Are you willing to stand-up against Biblical Law and for what is evil and destructive to Christian society and ultimately face the consequences on Judgement Day and support marriage based on Sodomy?"

Their poll numbers would then be quite different.

38 posted on 05/21/2014 10:17:02 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: nhwingut

That’s why you should look at actual votes on the issue and not what one stranger tells another over the phone about what they think of ‘gay marriage.’ It’s still bad, CA lost 9% on the issue in 8 years, between 2000 and 2008. They only passed prop. 8 by 52% in 2008, they passed prop. 22 by 61%. 2012 NC was where 2000 CA was, but was hailed as a great victory by many. Not good trends, and you can see it from actual votes.

Freegards


39 posted on 05/21/2014 10:35:51 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: C19fan

From what I understand the difference is largely generational. Over 65 people are 70% opposed. Under 30 are 80% in favor. Short term the older crowd votes more so it is good, long term the nation needs revival.


40 posted on 05/21/2014 12:03:07 PM PDT by BurningOak (Live Free or Die)
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To: ExpatGator

Don’t ever be under the illusion that as a minority you’ll receive any State protection.


41 posted on 05/21/2014 12:04:51 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cheerio

That dude has like ... 10 fingers on his right hand...


42 posted on 05/21/2014 12:05:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric
That dude has like ... 10 fingers on his right hand...

Actually the dude - CLOWN - would be his right hand unless the picture has been flipped right to left. CLOWN's boy friend would be holding with his left hand.
43 posted on 05/21/2014 12:41:47 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio
OMG I can't get it right

CLOWN's boy friend would be holding with his left RIGHT hand.
44 posted on 05/21/2014 12:43:05 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: bamahead
For your Lib Pinglist.

Same-Sex Marriage Support Reaches New High at 55% (Gallup)

Another victory for you people.

45 posted on 05/21/2014 12:44:23 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: C19fan

So sodomy is “marriage?” I thought it was sodomy.

Talk about spiritual blindness... God help us.


46 posted on 05/21/2014 12:48:42 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

-— My God, I couldn’t believe how the media celebrated for an entire week. -—

According to Beck today, this is orchestrated by Media Matters.

Glenn said that the Blaze has attempted to buy several cable networks, and when they find out that he is the buyer, they back out. It’s not about money.

I have to admit to being shocked. It’s like he’s been blacklisted.


47 posted on 05/21/2014 12:56:40 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: C19fan

Another fake poll. What was the sample? What was the question and how was it worded? What is the voter breakdown?


48 posted on 05/21/2014 12:59:09 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: Oliviaforever

Thanks. It is a misleading question. I think the “with the same rights as traditional marriages” changes the general question.


49 posted on 05/21/2014 1:01:41 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: MrB

That is for sure. However, being an adherent of Judeo-Christian Western Culture I do not need their protection. They need my protection and productivity. Neither of which they will get a bit of anymore.


50 posted on 05/21/2014 2:00:01 PM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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