Marriage Equality USA

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  • 31 March 2014, according to a survey released from Quinnipiac University support for same-sex marriage among Virginia voters remains unchanged since last summer, when the United States Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. 50% of voters support allowing gay marriage, with 42% opposed, according to the poll. Women are stronger supporters of same-sex marriage than men with 54% to 38% in favor, the poll finds. Men are divided with 46% supporting and 48% opposed. Marriage equality also remains a partisan issue, with 69% to 22% in support among Democrats. Republicans oppose it 70&% to 23%. Independents support gay marriage 52% to 42%. Poll Details
  • 28 February 2014, Roanoke College surveyed 821 Virginians about marriage equality, and reported 54% support it, 40% do not, with 6% unaccounted for.
  • 26 February 2014, Public Religion Research Institute surveyed 297 VA residents regarding same-gender civil marriage, and reported that 52% support it, 42% do not, and 6% do not know or refuse to answer.