Gay Marriage: Support For Same-Sex Weddings Dropping: Pew Poll

When asked if homosexuality was a sin, a total of 50 percent of Pew gay marriage poll participants answered yes.

The Pew gay marriage poll found that 49 percent of Americans supported same-sex unions but also noted that opposition to such nuptials had increased to 41 percent. The Pew Research Center poll also stated that support for gay weddings was down five percentage points since the group had posed the same questions to Americans in February.

 

Gay marriage support appears to be declining, if the results from a new Pew Research Center poll are accurate. Similar polls conducted by Pew and other groups over the past few years had indicated an increase in support for same-sex marriage. The latest results could reveal a “leveling off of opinion” on the topic, according to researchers.

The Pew gay marriage poll found that 49 percent of Americans supported same-sex unions but also noted that opposition to such nuptials had increased to 41 percent. The Pew Research Center poll also stated that support for gay weddings was down five percentage points since the group had posed the same questions to Americans in February.

When asked if homosexuality was a sin, a total of 50 percent of Pew gay marriage poll participants answered yes. When researchers asked the same question in 2013, a total of 45 percent of respondents answered in the affirmative. Those participating in the same-sex marriage survey were also asked if businesses should be legally allowed to refuse to engage in services related to the nuptials based upon their religious convictions. A total of 47 percent of the Pew Research Center poll participants said yes. Four percent of participants were unsure of which side to take on the issue.

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