CNN Poll Finds Majority Support for the Freedom to Marry Nationwide

CNN/Opinion Research  Corporation

August 2010 

CNN released the first national poll to show that a majority of Americans support the freedom to marry. The poll asked, "Do you think gays and lesbians should have a constitutional right to get married and have their marriage recognized by law as valid?" 52% of respondents replied "Yes." 46% replied "No." And 2% had "No Opinion." Sampling Error: +/-4.5 Percentage Points [PDF]