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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Americans' Shifting Views on Gay Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments for and against California's ban on gay marriage -- Proposition 8. And Wednesday, the court will consider the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The court is expected to issue rulings on both cases in June.

As the justices weigh these cases, Gallup data highlight how Americans feel -- and how much public opinion has changed over time:
Gallup will continue to monitor Americans' views on these issues. Get detailed historical trends on issues concerning gay and lesbian rights here.


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