Calif. Against Gay Marriage Ban: Poll

Slim majority say they would reject Prop 8 in November
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2008 4:59 PM CDT
Voters against same-sex marriage seem to be in the minority in California, according to a new poll.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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(Newser) – A small majority of Californians polled would vote against a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in November, the Los Angeles Times reports. A Field Poll of 672 voters found that 51% oppose Proposition 8, while 42% support it. The ballot measure would define marriage as being exclusively between a man and a woman.