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Opposition To Marriage Equality Concentrated Among Elderly, Evangelicals, And Non-College Educated

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Ignorance is not bliss when it damages the life of others!

By Zack Ford for Think Progress

new analysis of exit polls conducted by pollsters representing both political parties found that opposition to marriage equality is concentrated in a few specific population groups: voters over the age of 65, white evangelical Christians, and white voters who do not have a college degree. African American voters who identify as evangelicals were pretty closely split on the question, but all other groups were quite supportive. Here’s a breakdown of how the opposition compares with other groups. READ FULL STORY HERE