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Iowa Same-Sex Marriage Poll: 92% Say It Hasn't Impacted Their Lives

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 11/21/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:05 PM ET

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One of the most common arguments against marriage equality is that the legalization of gay marriage threatens the institution of traditional marriage. But a recent poll conducted by the Des Moines Register finds that 92% of Iowans believe that "gay marriage has brought no real change to their lives." The study comes just months after the Iowa Supreme Court's unanimous decision to overturn a 10-year-old ban on same-sex marriage.

The poll finds that Iowans are evenly split in their attitudes toward same-sex marriage.


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