This article is over 1 month old The language supporting same-sex marriage drew public protests in Cuba. That proposed language in support of same-sex marriage drew protests from evangelical churches and citizens in months of public meetings on the new constitution. State media said that Cubans had made , comments on Article 68, with the majority asking to eliminate it. Cuba ditches aim of building communism from draft constitution Read more The new constitution, known as the Magna Carta — which also recognises private property for the first time since the Cold War — will be put to a referendum later this year. Widespread persecution continued through the s.
Public opinion of same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
Overview[ edit ] Public opinion of same-sex marriage in the United States has changed radically since polling of the American people regarding the issue were first conducted in This marked the first Pew poll where a majority of Baby Boomers supported same-sex marriage, and where a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents did not oppose same-sex marriage. This marked the first Gallup poll where a majority of Protestants supported same-sex marriage. This marked the first Gallup poll where a majority of Americans aged 65 and older supported same-sex marriage.
Public opinion of same-sex marriage in the United States
Alternative terms[ edit ] Some proponents of legal recognition of same-sex marriage, such as Freedom to Marry and Canadians for Equal Marriage , use the terms marriage equality and equal marriage to indicate that they seek the recognition of same-sex marriage on equal ground with opposite-sex marriage as opposed to special rights. The Associated Press warns that the construct gay marriage can imply that the marriages of same-sex couples are somehow different from the marriages of opposite-sex couples. You may improve this article , discuss the issue on the talk page , or create a new article , as appropriate. Virginia in , in which the Supreme Court of the United States struck down all state bans on inter-racial marriage , issued a statement on the 40th anniversary of the ruling in which she expressed her support for same-sex marriage and described it as a civil right akin to inter-racial marriage, stating that "I believe all Americans, no matter their race, no matter their sex, no matter their sexual orientation, should have that same freedom to marry". Hodges in which the Supreme Court of the United States struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage, stating that "races don't fall in love, genders don't fall in love—people fall in love".
Along with New Zealand, Australia became the second country in the Asia-Pacific region to to make same-sex marriage legal. Germany On June 30, , Germany became the 15th European country to enact legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed. Colombia On April 28, , Colombia became the fourth country in Catholic-majority South America to legalize same-sex marriage, following Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. United States Eleven years after same-sex marriage was first made legal in Massachusetts, the U.