A majority of voters in Connecticut
support the state's gay marriage law.
According to a Public Policy Polling
survey of 771 Connecticut voters conducted by telephone from July
26th to 29th, 55 percent of respondents support
marriage equality, while 33 percent disapprove of such unions. Twelve
percent say there should be no legal recognition of a gay couple's
A large majority (68%) of young voters
said they support gay nuptials, while 18 percent remain opposed.
A near universal majority (88%) support
either marriage (51%) or civil unions (37%) for gay and lesbian
Seventy percent of respondents said
that marriage equality's legalization has not had any impact on their
lives. Sixteen percent said it's had a positive effect. Only 14
percent of respondents said it had a negative effect on their lives.
Connecticut began issuing marriage
licenses to gay couples in 2008.