A majority of Republicans would attend
the same-sex wedding of a loved one, a new poll has found.
According to a Reuters/Ipsos online
poll of 1,752 adults conducted between April 23-27, 56 percent of
Republicans said they would attend such a wedding. Greater support
was found among Democrats (80%) and Independents (70%).
Overall, 68 percent of Americans said they would attend the wedding of a loved one who is gay, while 19
percent said they would not and 13 percent refused to answer.
The question is being asked of
Republicans vying for the White House.
On Tuesday, former Florida Governor Jeb
Bush said he would attend, though he's on record as opposing marriage
Florida Senator Marco
Rubio was in agreement with Bush, while former Pennsylvania
Santorum said that attending such a ceremony would be a “violation
of his faith.” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has said that
he's attended the wedding reception of a gay relative.
Kasich says he “likes” his gay friends; won't explain same-sex