Gay marriage support waning?

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BP, TAB) — According to the latest poll by the Pew Research Center, support for legalizing gay “marriage” in America has lessened, dropping from 54 percent in February to 49 percent in September. Some analysts, however, are doubting the accuracy of the poll. Daniel Heimback, senior professor of Christian ethics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, said, “Polls are not … a true measure of how people think or will vote … people rarely tell pollsters what they think or will do at the ballot box.” Maggie Gallagher, a senior fellow at the American Principles Project, believes the drop is in part due to “egregious instances of traditional marriage supporters being oppressed,” such as Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson.

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