Democratic Base Feels Better Represented by Their Party

By: Monday September 22, 2014 1:40 pm

The Democratic base is  more satisfied with their party than the Republicans base is with theirs, according to Pew Research. A plurality of Republican-leaning voters think the Republican party hasn’t done a good job of representing their views on the big issues of abortion, immigration, government spending and same-sex marriage. On the other hand, a [...]

Support For Marriage Equality Reaches New High But Republicans Still Oppose It

By: Wednesday May 21, 2014 10:41 am

Support for same-sex marriage continues to steadily grow. According to Gallup, support has reached a new high with 55 percent of Americans now in favor same-sex marriage. From Gallup: This impact this will have on marriage equality laws around the country is probably very small because we have already moved from the issue being fought [...]

If Court Punts, Marriage Could Be Big on the 2014 Ballot

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 2:32 pm

Depending on how the Supreme Court rules this week on the issue of same-sex marriage, 2014 could end up being another big year for marriage equality at the ballot box. After the success of several same-sex marriage initiatives and referendums in 2012, all across the country campaigns are being started to put this issue before [...]

Five Crazy Beliefs That Are Still Less Fringe Among Young People Than Opposing Marriage Equality

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 3:07 pm

It is sometimes hard to get across how incredibly fringe opposition to marriage equality is among the Millennials. Thankfully, Public Policy Polling’s new “conspiracy theory” poll provides a surprisingly useful point of comparison. Here are five things that more voters under 30 believe in more than opposing same-sex marriage. An UFO crashed at Roswell – [...]

Sen. Flake: It is “Inevitable” That GOP Presidential Candidate Will Back Marriage Equality

By: Monday April 1, 2013 9:50 am

Beyond the political power of the Millennial generation, on Meet the Press, Sen Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said it was inevitable that a Republican candidate for President would eventually support same-sex marriage. From NBC: CHUCK TODD: Let me ask you on gay marriage. Could you support a Republican presidential candidate someday who supported same-sex marriage. SENATOR JEFF [...]

2016: All Top Tier Democratic Candidates Now Back Marriage Equality

By: Monday March 18, 2013 1:21 pm

It is time to take a moment to again reflect on just how much progress has been made on the issue of marriage equality in the last decade. Back during the 2008 Democratic primary none of the strongest candidates supported same-sex marriage. Now with the recent endorsement of Hillary Clinton, every Democrat that is viewed [...]

Marriage Equality Polling Well in Washington State

By: Friday November 2, 2012 2:31 pm

Up until now every single time the issue of marriage equality has appeared on a statewide ballot it has been rejected by voters, but next week Washington State may break the pattern. The voters in the state are deciding the fate of Referendum 74. Voting yes on R-74 would legalize same sex marriage. Two new [...]

The Massive Shift For Marriage Equality at the Ballot

By: Monday August 6, 2012 12:09 pm

It really can’t be overstated what a massive political shift has taken place regarding views on marriage equality in less than a decade.  There is probably no better symbol of how huge this shift has been than how the issue of same-sex marriage was dealt with on the ballot in 2004 compared to expectations for [...]

Maryland’s Anti-Marriage Equality Referendum Losing in New Poll

By: Thursday August 2, 2012 2:07 pm

The State of Maryland may soon legalize same-sex marriage. Earlier this year the state legislature passed a new law allowing same-sex marriage but it won’t go into effect unless the voters of the state reject a veto referendum put on the ballot by opponents. A poll released by Marylanders for Marriage Equality indicates the electorate [...]

Obama More Trusted on Social Issues

By: Friday June 22, 2012 1:07 pm

When it comes to handling social issues, such as abortion and same-sex marriage, Americans overwhelmingly trust President Obama to do a better job than Mitt Romney. According to a new AP-GfK poll, 52 percent of American adults trust Obama to do a better job handling social issues, while just 36 percent trust Romney to do [...]

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