Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. Join us on Twitter and Facebook. And today, support for same-sex marriage is at its highest point since Pew Research Center began polling on this issue. The extent to which different prominent Republican Party members hold these views — whether they simply want to defend the rights of the states, or they disagree with the legalization of gay marriage in any jurisdiction — varies from member to member. However, differences remain across demographic groups in the size of the majority saying homosexuality should be accepted by society. However, the tides are shifting, and many foresee a Republican platform that, if not supports gay marriage, at least does not oppose it.
Progress is not guaranteed, and we cannot let the country reverse course on LGBT freedom.
Indiana Republicans reaffirm Pence-era opposition to same-sex marriage
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A few states like New Hampshire and Massachusetts were early to adopt nondiscrimination protections decades ago. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. But the share of Democrats who say belief in God is not a condition for morality has increased over this period. Only a federal law will offer clarity and national resolution to these issues once and for all. Global warming and environmental regulation, personal environmentalism 8. Join us on Twitter and Facebook. He believed the Defense of Marriage Act was vulnerable, and believed this amendment to be a more concrete solution to protecting the institution of marriage.