32% Said SF Same Sex Marriages Legally Valid
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom overstepped his authority when issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples earlier this year. In this instance, the Court supported the position of most voters. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters taken at the time Newsom was issuing the licenses found that just 32% believed the gay and lesbian couples who received them were "legally married." Sixty-one percent (61%) disagreed, while 7% were not sure.
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