Poll says most American's don't want Marriage Equality

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A recent poll says 58% of Americans would prefer a Supreme Court ruling that defines marriage federally as between a man and a woman.  Basically putting their fingers to their noses and telling us that they don't want Marriage Equality.

With all of the controversy going on regarding the Prop 8 Trials in California, this is a timely poll indeed. Angus Reid Public Opinion recently conducted a survey to ask people what they would expect the outcome to be if the decision to define marriage made it to the Supreme Court of the United States.

That poll says 58% of Americans would prefer a Supreme Court ruling that defines marriage federally as between a man and a woman.

With all of the controversy going on regarding the Prop 8 Trials in California, this is a timely poll indeed. Angus Reid Public Opinion recently conducted a survey to ask people what they would expect the outcome to be if the decision to define marriage made it to the Supreme Court of the United States.

52% of those who responded said that if it gets to the Supreme Court they think that there will a ruling that defines marriage federally as between a man and a woman, whereas only 28% responded that they felt there would be a ruling that defines marriage federally as between two people - not good numbers at all.

In addition, they asked people about their "personal opinion" and that's when 58% said that they would prefer a federal marriage definition as between a man and a woman.

Same-sex marriage is currently legal in New Hampshire, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, Vermont and Washington DC is soon to allow.  It is also legal in the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway and Sweden. As well, 20 countries offer some form of legal recognition to same-sex unions.

So what do you think?  Are the numbers right, are they wrong?  How would you vote?

Another poll by the same organization says that 2/3rds of Americans disapprove of Congress...but I wonder how many actually went out and voted today - something that they have within their control to do, but many choose to not do.

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