Does New Poll Reflect Reality in Pennsylvania?

Sep 5, 2011 | 0 comments

According to a Franklin & Marshall College poll, a third, 33 percent, strongly favor a constitutional amendment that would allow homosexual couples to get married, and about another sixth, 17 percent, said they would somewhat favor a constitutional amendment to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thomas J. Shaheen, vice president of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, which opposes same-sex marriage and civil unions, said the poll reflects people’s immediate reactions and desire to be “fair” and “nice,” but support declines when people realize the large changes legalization of either same-sex marriage or civil unions require.

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