A majority of young Republicans support
According to a new poll from the Pew
Research Center, 61 percent of adult Republicans under age 30
favor marriage equality, while 35 percent remain opposed.
Twenty-six percent of young Republicans
also say “more gay and lesbian couples raising children” is a
good thing for American society, compared to 18 percent who say it's
a bad thing. Fifty-six percent say it doesn't make a difference or
they don't know.
Older Republicans disagree, with just
27 percent ages 50 and older in favor of allowing gay couples to
marry, and a large majority (52% ages 50-64; 66% ages 65+) saying
it's bad for society to allow gay couples to raise a family.
of Millennials describe themselves as supporters of gay rights.)