Thirty-seven percent oppose it, slightly higher than in recent years, in part because inonly 3 per cent of Americans say they have no opinion on the topic. The Court is inevitably influenced by the world around it. For some of us, marriage will be a ticket out of the margins. Winograd, Morley, and Michael D.
To put it bluntly, gays and lesbians are physically incapable of procreation and having their own children. Patrick June 29, The Internationalist.
But in relative terms, the trend of acceptance of gay marriage was the same for all generations. But it would be a tragedy if, vindicated by the Supreme Court, many of us proclaim a premature victory, overlooking those of us who are still left out, and many more people around the world for whom the quest for basic recognition is much in doubt.
There will be pockets of backlash: resistance by a few local clerks, and so-called religious liberty laws to exempt businesses from having to comply. Until very recently, most gay victories were won at the local or state level; the federal government lagged.
Abstract This article analyzes the evolution of gay and lesbian rights and same-sex marriage in American public opinion. Bibliography Ball, Molly. Thirty-seven percent oppose it, slightly higher than in recent years, in part because in , only 3 per cent of Americans say they have no opinion on the topic.