POLL: TEA PARTY MEMBERS ADAMANTLY OPPOSE MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Think Progress | by Zack Ford | 08|20|2012

A new Washington Post poll provides some insights into how people of various political persuasions feel about the issue of same-sex marriage. Overall, 53 percent of all respondents support legalizing same-sex marriage with 42 percent opposed, reflecting the majority support that has been documented over the past two years. Democrats (68 percent) and independents (57 percent) support marriage equality more strongly, whereas Republicans only offered 30 percent support. When divided into political party clusters, the poll found that only 6 percent of those who identify with the Tea Party movement support the freedom to marry, with 94 percent opposed:

*Note: Results among “Pro-government conservatives” based on fewer than 100 interviews

The Washington Post – Kaiser Family Foundation poll

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