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Poll Says Californians 'Narrowly' Reject Gay Marriage

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A poll conducted by the Los Angeles Times/KTLA has found that Californians are practically split even on the issue of gay marriage, which was deemed legal last week by the California Supreme Court. The findings on their website, which was posted yesterday afternoon, time stamped for today, has already garnered over 3,000 comments. Let the fight begin...

"The survey also suggested that the state is moving closer to accepting nontraditional marriages, which could create openings for supporters of same-sex marriage as the campaign unfolds," found the Times. "More than half of Californians said gay relationships were not morally wrong, that they would not degrade heterosexual marriages and that all that mattered was that a relationship be loving and committed, regardless of gender."

However, over a million signatures were collected by opponents before the court ruled on the issue in anticipation of them unbanning the prohibition on gay marriages. Now allowed, the petition has been submitted to the secretary of state's office to put the matter on the November ballot. By mid-June, it will be announced if voters will once again decide the latest fate of gay marriage.

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