No, I'm talking about a sports tournament. I'm talking about the number of Democratic senators who are opposed to gay marriage. So just why are these senators holding out? Mark Pryor hasn't made any statements to suggest that he personally approves same-sex marriage. In fact, he seems to be undecided on civil unions , which have long been a more accepted middle ground.
Attitudes on Same-Sex Marriage
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By Carl M. Cannon - June 27, I know how much today means to all of us who care about equality -- congratulations. Yes, there was always something Orwellian about thrice-married Republican Rep. Bob Barr naming his hurriedly cobbled together bill the Defense of Marriage Act. This led to panic in some circles, as social conservatives deduced that the U.
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Welcome to Pollapalooza , our weekly polling roundup. A majority of conservative Republicans 58 percent , Republicans overall 51 percent , Mormons 53 percent , white evangelical Protestants 58 percent and adults in Alabama 51 percent oppose same-sex marriage, according to a survey released this week by the Public Religion Research Institute. The PRRI survey, which relied on more than 40, interviews nationwide conducted in , made a lot of headlines for finding substantial gains in the number of Americans who support same-sex marriage over the past few years.
The number of Democrats who publicly oppose gay marriage dwindled this week as arguments in two Supreme Court cases drew national attention - and political pressure - to the issue. In a matter of four days, six Democratic senators issued statements indicating that their view of the marriage debate had changed in favor of allowing Americans to marry regardless of gender. Only nine of the 53 Democrats in the Senate continue to oppose marriage equality in some way, and of those, few come down staunchly on the side of preserving the traditional one-man, one-woman definition.