Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a suburban Denver baker who was prosecuted for refusing for religious reasons to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Most voters agree the baker has the right to say no.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it should be legal for a baker to refuse for religious reasons to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Only 29% think the baker should be prosecuted for discrimination instead. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 26-27, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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