As they have for more than three years, a majority of Americans say it should be legal for same-sex couples to marry. A year after the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage, 58 percent of Americans support the legalization of same-sex marriage, while 33 percent are opposed. As recently as July 2012, the public was divided on the issue, with 46 percent favoring and 44 percent opposed.
Support for same-sex marriage cuts across many demographic groups. Majorities of men (56 percent) and women (60 percent), and most whites (59 percent) and African Americans (55 percent) favor it.
Friday, June 24, 2016
CBS News Poll: 58% of Americans continue to support marriage equality
According to a new poll from CBS News: