NEW YORK, June 19, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The results of a poll revealed this week show a significant drop in support for same-sex "marriage" since April of this year.
Only 33% of respondents to the CBS News/New York Times poll said same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, down 9% from April's findings, which was an all-time high at 42%. 30% in the June survey said that homosexual couples should be allowed civil unions, while 32% said homosexual couples should be given no legal recognition.
The new data brings the numbers back on a level with March's poll, where one out of three supported same-sex "marriage."
Gary Schneeberger, vice president of media and public relations for Focus on the Family Action, conjectured that the plummeting support may represent a backlash from Americans troubled by a sudden rash of states legalizing same-sex "marriage" through the judiciary or the legislature, rather than a voter referendum.
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