Age, political leanings and views on homosexuality are the main factors in defining support on this issue.
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Youngest and middle-aged respondents are more likely to support a change in legislation than those over the age of 55.
Respondents in Britain are less likely to find medical testing on animals and clothing made of animal fur as “morally acceptable.”
If a referendum took place, younger respondents would be the most likely to vote in favour of legal same-sex marriage.
In an election year, Obama’s pronouncement has been deemed controversial.
In Canada, three-in-five respondents want same-sex marriage to continue to be legal.
Generations Y and X lead the way in calling for changes, but older Americans are not as convinced.
Younger respondents are more likely to call for new regulations in the country, while older Britons are not as welcoming.
Americans of all political stripes have a similar moral compass on issues such as contraception, divorce and infidelity, but some striking differences become evident when their party allegiance is assessed, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Adults in the United States remain divided on the legal recognition of gay and lesbian couples, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 36 per cent of respondents believe same-sex couples should be allowed to legally marry, while 23 per cent think they should form civil unions.