Poll: Gay Marriage

By: Forest Balderson

Should gay and lesbian couples be legally allowed to marry? Yes [15] No [10] Do you have a family member or close friend who is gay or lesbian? Yes [21] No [4] What is your age?        [5]        30s [5]        40s [12]       50s [2]        60s [1]        70s   Should gay and lesbian couples be allowed to form […]


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Gay MarriageShould gay and lesbian couples be legally allowed to marry?

Yes [15]
No [10]

Do you have a family member or close friend who is gay or lesbian?

Yes [21]
No [4]

What is your age?       

[5]        30s
[5]        40s
[12]       50s
[2]        60s
[1]        70s
 

Should gay and lesbian couples be allowed to form civil unions, giving them the legal rights of married couples in areas like health insurance, and pensions?

No 7
Yes 18

 

Is same-sex marriage a threat to traditional marriage between a man and woman?

[7]        Yes
[18]       No

 

“Gay marriage is a gateway to socialism.”

 

A homosexual relationship between consenting adults is

[6]        Morally wrong
[19]       Not a moral issue

 

How have your views towards homosexuality changed during your life?

[9] I have become more accepting
[1] I have become less accepting
[15] They have not changed

 

If a political candidate favors gay marriage, how would that affect your support for him or her?

[8]        More likely to support
[7]        Less likely to support
[10]       Wouldn’t make any difference

 

“Abolish marriage, separate church and state and legalize civil unions for straight or gay couples.”

Should gay or lesbian couples be allowed to adopt children?

[18] Yes
[7] No

 

This poll was conducted at Bayfront Park.