Pew: I Smell Defeat for Homobigots

A poll released yesterday by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press has found that opposition to gay marriage is declining. 51% still oppose it, but that’s down from 63% in February of 2004.

The number of people who say they strongly oppose gay marriage has dropped from 42 percent in early 2004 to 28 percent now. Strong opposition has dropped sharply among senior citizens and Republicans.

People are now evenly split on allowing adoptions by gay couples and six in 10 now favor allowing gays to serve openly in the military.
I’d like to think we can thank President Bush for hitching his wagon to the wedge issue of gay marriage. Now that the people who voted for him in the largest numbers are seeing that he was wrong about everything else, they must figure he was wrong about gay marriage, too. And, for a change, they’re right!

(Via Memeorandum.)

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