VOTERS AGREE AS CHRISTIE DROPS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE APPEAL STRONGLY SUPPORT MARRIAGE FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES

Posted at 12:00 pm October 21, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

As wedding bells ring for the first same-sex marriages in the Garden State, a majority of New Jersey voters agree with today’s decision by Gov. Chris Christie to drop the state’s appeal of the ruling that made New Jersey the 14th state to adopt marriage equality, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Reflecting continuing changes in public opinion, support for legalizing same-sex marriage is now at 61 percent, versus 27 percent who oppose and 12 percent who are unsure. For the first time, a plurality of Republicans supports allowing same-sex couples to marry.

 

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