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Shifting Public Opinion on Gay Marriage

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Shifting Public Opinion on Gay Marriage Public opinion about same sex marriage is shifting in this country. A recent poll for the first time shows more Americans support it than don't. And the politics of gay marriage may be changing, too. Republican US Senator Rob Portman recently said he supports same sex unions. His son's homosexuality convinced him. Monday on the sound of ideas, as the US Supreme court considers legal questions about gay marriage, join host Mike McIntyre to discuss attitudes and politics.




Jocelyn Kiley, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center
State Sen. Branden Petersen, (R) Minnesota District 35
Tom Sutton, Professor of Political Science, Baldwin Wallace University
State Rep. Nickie Antonio
Susan Borison, Editor In Chief, Your Teen Magazine

Additional Information

U.S. Supreme Court Takes up Gay Marriage
Gay marriage support hits new high in Post-ABC poll
Kasich recants his support of civil unions
Rob Portman commentary: Gay couples also deserve chance to get married

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