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Record 70% of Americans support same-sex marriage, over 50% of Republicans support it for the first time.

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Gallup has been tracking domestic support for Same-Sex Marriage in the United States since 1996, and as of this year, 25 years later, support for the issue has reached a new milestone. 

By the time of the Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges decision in 2015, support for gay marriage had reached 60%. Since then, the issue has been less prominent in U.S. politics, and public support for same-sex marriage has continued to increase.

As an interesting side note, for the first time the popularity of this subject was brought up, a small majority of Republicans support the issue too. 

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As would be expected at a high-water mark in national support for same-sex marriage, all age groups are the most supportive they have been to date. Still, age differences remain, with 84% of young adults, 72% of middle-aged adults, and 60% of older adults saying they favor same-sex marriage.

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Once opponents of legalization, Republicans have mostly come to back it. Court and legislative challenges to the legal status of same-sex marriage have simmered down since the Supreme Court issued its decision. Meanwhile, older U.S. adults, who were once holdouts in support for gay marriage, now come down on the same side of the issue as young adults.

Gallup's trend illustrates that Americans' views can shift in a relatively short time span, creating a new consensus -- even as polarization on other measures intensifies.

Progressives should be more concerned about a right leaning Supreme Court of the United States hobbling abortion access than destroying same-sex marriage throughout the United States. 

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Gallup has been tracking domestic support for Same-Sex Marriage in the United States since 1996, and as of this year, 25 years later, support for the issue has reached a new milestone.  By the ti

That sounds incredible  The US is evolving  Jokes apart, it was obvious that same-sex marriage is getting normalized in the US since they passed the law. They saw it for what it is and that's all  


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