- Many adults in Canada believe religious officials should be allowed to steer clear from holding ceremonies for gay or lesbian partners, according to a poll by Compas Inc. published in the National Post. 58 per cent of respondents think individual ministers should definitely have the freedom not to marry a same-sex couple if this is against their beliefs.
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- Many adults in the United States would support an effort by the Democratic Party to increase the country’s minimum wage, according to a poll by Gallup released by USA Today. 86 per cent of respondents would support this initiative if the Democrats take control of both houses in next month’s election.
- Many adults in Costa Rica believe gay and lesbian couples should not be allowed to enter partnerships, according to a poll by Universidad de Costa Rica. 71.4 per cent of respondents are opposed to allowing civil unions for same-sex partners.
- Voters in the Grand Canyon State appear ready to endorse four changes to their legislation through the ballot box, according to a poll by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University released by KAET-TV. 76 per cent of respondents support automatically keeping undocumented immigrants in jail without bail if they commit serious criminal offences.
- Many adults in the United States reject the concept of same-sex marriage, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. 56 per cent of respondents oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally.
- Many adults in the Badger State are in favour of a proposal to outlaw homosexual marriage, according to a poll by the University of Wisconsin Survey Center. 52.5 per cent of respondents would vote in favour of an amendment that would only recognize “marriage between one man and one woman” throughout the state.
- Many adults in the United States believe the definition of marriage should be determined by the people, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 67 per cent of respondents think issues such as same-sex marriage should be decided by voters.
- Adults in the Badger State are almost equally divided in their assessment of marriage, according to a poll by WisPolitics.com. 48.5 per cent of respondents would vote in favour of an amendment to define marriage as “between one man and one woman” throughout Wisconsin, while 47.8 per cent would vote against.
(Angus Reid Global Scan) – Many adults in the Garden State think gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to legally marry, according to a poll by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University released by the Star-Ledger. 50 per cent of respondents in New Jersey favour same-sex marriage.
(Angus Reid Global Scan) – Ed Rendell maintains a high level of voter support in the Keystone State, according to two recent polls. In a survey by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. 55 per cent of respondents in Pennsylvania would vote for the incumbent in this year’s gubernatorial election, while 31 per cent would back Republican rival Lynn Swann.