Same-sex marriage has been legal in Massachusetts for almost ten years, plenty of time for the signs of societal doom to manifest if that were to be the outcome. So guess what Public Policy Polling has found in a recent survey of Massachusetts voters?
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Saturday September 28, 2013 10:24 am|
|By: Jon Walker Thursday September 26, 2013 12:20 pm|
Public support for the so called “Tea Party” is now the worst it has ever been.
|By: masaccio Sunday July 7, 2013 10:30 am|
Congressional approval ratings have been falling for years, to the point that they really can’t go much lower. At the same time, a recent survey shows that our elected representatives are quite satisfied with themselves and the job they are doing. Why is there this disconnect?
For starters, it’s shocking to see the things that provide job satisfaction to these people
|By: Jon Walker Friday April 26, 2013 9:26 am|
People aren’t just starting to oppose marijuana prohibition because it has failed as a policy. They are also turning against it because they don’t think marijuana use is a bad, so they don’t think the government should be trying to stop it. This should be an important consideration for marijuana activists to keep in mind when deciding on the messaging in future campaigns.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Wednesday March 6, 2013 9:15 am|
There is only one age group of Rhode Island voters — people over 70 — that doesn’t support marriage equality by over 58%, a Brown University survey has determined.
“The poll found generational differences among supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage. The highest level of support for same-sex marriage came from registered voters ages 30 to 39 (88.9 percent favor) and voters ages 18 to 29 (77.1 percent favor). Support for same-sex marriage dropped considerably for those voters who are 70 years or older; 34.6 percent said they favor same-sex marriage,” the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University, which conducted the survey, reports.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Tuesday February 19, 2013 1:20 pm|
Fifty-nine percent (59%) of American registered voters oppose Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), according to a new poll commissioned by the Center for American Progress and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). Section 3 of DOMA is the portion of the law which prohibits the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples legally married in their own states.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Saturday February 16, 2013 10:16 am|
Assuming that the percentage of children born LGBT is the same everywhere, what accounts for the differences between the states?
|By: Jon Walker Saturday January 26, 2013 7:35 am|
It is possible that President Obama has handed Republicans a Senate seat by nominating Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) to be Secretary of State. If former Senator Scott Brown (R) decides to run in the special election he would start off with a large lead over the likely Democratic nominee Ed Markey, according to a new poll by MassINC.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 29, 2012 2:05 pm|
A majority of both American and Canadian adults support marijuana legalization, according to an Angus Reid public opinion survey. According to the poll, the people of Canada are slightly more supportive of marijuana legalization than their neighbors to the south.
|By: Allison Hantschel Monday November 5, 2012 8:00 pm|
Let’s go out of our way to make the wingnuts feel better. That’ll fix everything. Surely then they’ll stop calling you traitors and criticizing your coverage and basically making it out like your personal mission in life is to ruin their fun. If you give them just this one thing, if you throw them a bone, they’ll stop slavering and snarling around your door. That always works.