About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Indeed, younger people who were born after the AIDS crisis and have grown up with the contemporary ideal of marriage find the exclusion of same-sex couples incomprehensible. Even with a favourable outcome, the moral scrutiny to which the LGBT community is being subjected will likely have long-term negative consequences. Here are six takeaways from the report. However, the bulk of the public debate seems to be based on intuitive or speculative perceptions of the traits of people who are likely to oppose or support same-sex marriage, or on anecdotal evidence. Overall support for same-sex marriage is at its highest level since the Pew Center began polling on the issue more than two decades ago, at 62 percent in favor compared to 32 percent opposed. Like Mill a century earlier, they had point.
These same traits are also predictive of being undecided on the issue.
Californians’ Attitudes Toward Same-Sex Marriage
Changing attitudes on same-sex marriage, Political Typology Dataset. Broadening the scope of marriage to include same-sex couples is now a coherent and attractive proposition. Once they shed their aversion to homosexuality itself - as they increasingly have - realistic conservatives can take comfort that marriage is something that so many gay men and lesbians actually want. The latter would bring marriage into disrepute. Support for same-sex marriage is growing — even among groups traditionally opposed to it — according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. Did you smash the SSM supporter stereotype?
Overall, weekly attenders of any type of religious service were less likely to support same-sex marriage, at just 39 percent compared with 75 percent of those who attend less than weekly. Help combat alt-facts and fake news and donate to independent journalism. Provision by Australian law for same-sex marriages will give effect to a concept of marriage that meets contemporary social reality and keeps the institution relevant. Support for same-sex marriage among black Protestants and white evangelical Protestants remains lower than it is among other religious groups. Tingha and Tabulam residents in shock over bushfire devastation Indigenous interest in cricket is surging with many hungry for opportunities Prince Philip escapes charges over Sandringham car crash UK schoolgirl who fled to join Islamic State 'wants to return home to England' Sacked Matildas coach allegedly described team environment as 'dysfunctional' and 'cancerous' Emergency warning for Jurien Bay fire downgraded Major expansion of BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam another step closer Boxing champion jailed after punching French riot police during protests Victorian coal-to-hydrogen plant trial gets green light from EPA Airbus to stop making struggling A superjumbo in