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Fox poll on marriage equality

Timothy Kincaid

August 14th, 2010

Fox News has conducted a poll about same-sex couple recognition

Do you believe gays and lesbians should be:
1. Allowed to get legally married,
2. Allowed a legal partnership similar to but not called marriage, or
3. Should there be no legal recognition given to gay and lesbian relationships?
4. (Don’t know)

37% – married
29% – partnership
28% – no recognition
6% – don’t know

This poll shows improvement over past polls. For the first time in Fox’s polling, marriage was the favored option.

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Rev. Steve
August 14th, 2010 | LINK

The link to this poll was posted on FaceBook by LGBT bloggers and shared for a couple of days. We urged the LGBT community to participate in the poll, which no doubt skewed the results. That was our intent.

Varburg
August 14th, 2010 | LINK

This was a phone poll of randomly sampled registered voters.

Lynn David
August 14th, 2010 | LINK

Yeah, even Fox’s Glen Beck isn’t too worried over it. And that has LaBarbera up in arms. He even suggested that “Glenn Beck could have benefited from attending the AFTAH Truth Academy.”

AdrianT
August 15th, 2010 | LINK

there’ll always be a way of focusing the spotlight of fear and prejudice alsewhere – if you look at the second question on that survey, about whether illegal immigrants are a cost or a benefit, you can see what all the hate rhetoric will be about in years to come.

Rob San Diego
August 15th, 2010 | LINK

There is NO way that FOX’s poll is accurate. And if it were accurate they wouldn’t televise it. No this is a hidden conspiracy by someone. However, they should of done a poll on why there is no backlash from the prop 8 ruling.

Timothy Kincaid
August 15th, 2010 | LINK

Rev Steve,

This was a real poll conducted by a professional polling organization. You are thinking of the online “survey” that Fox posted just for fun.

TampaZeke
August 15th, 2010 | LINK

Why do I get the sickening feeling that Fox News viewers are going to embrace marriage equality for gays before our “fierce advocate” does?

justsearching
August 15th, 2010 | LINK

Who was it that said, after seeing that 4 states had legalized gay marriage, that the “trend”, based on the other 46, was still to allow only heterosexual marriages? I wonder if he/she has figured out the meaning of the word trend yet.

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