Sarah McCammon. Support for same-sex marriage is growing — even among groups traditionally opposed to it — according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. The report, based on a survey conducted earlier this month, suggests public opinion is shifting quickly, two years after the Supreme Court's Obergefell v.
Infor the first time, more people supported same-sex marriage than opposed it. Support has continued to grow, and inmore people than ever agree that same-sex couples should have the right to get married. Fifty-six percent of Americans agree or strongly agree that gay couples should have the right to get married while just 32 percent disagree or strongly disagree.
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On June 26,the U. The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized gay marriage nationwide, including in the 14 states that did not previously allow gays and lesbians to wed.
Two years after the Supreme Court decision that required states to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide, support for allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally is at its highest point in over 20 years of Pew Research Center polling on the issue. Views on same-sex marriage have shifted dramatically in recent years. The latest national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted June among 2, adults finds striking increases in support for same-sex marriage among some demographic and partisan groups that, until recently, had broadly opposed it, including:.
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Same-sex marriage has been legalized in in twenty-seven countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. Yet same-sex marriage remains banned in many countries, and the expansion of broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT rights has been uneven globally. International organizations, including the United Nations, have issued resolutions in support of LGBT rights, but human rights groups say these organizations have limited power to enforce these newly recognized rights.
On June 26,the U. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the freedom to marry nationwide. This is the story of the movement that transformed a nation, and the campaign that led to victory: Freedom to Marry.