Republican NC Leader on Gay Marriage Amendment: "If it passes, I think it will be repealed within 20 years"
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Gallup released a new poll today reiterating that half of Americans believe in same-sex marriage. The findings are down slightly from a year ago when 53% of those polled favored, compared to today’s 50%. 48% are opposed to gap marriage in the Gallup pole.
A Pew Research poll released two weeks had a 47% in favor/43% opposed result.
Support for Legal Same-Sex Marriage, by Political Subgroup (Gallup)
Voters in North Carolina are expected to vote today in favor of defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman.The Washington Post weighs in:
State House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican from a Charlotte suburb, said even if the amendment is passed, it will be reversed as today’s young adults age.
“It’s a generational issue,” Tillis told a student group at North Carolina State University in March about the amendment he supports. “If it passes, I think it will be repealed within 20 years.”
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