Friday, March 13, 2015

This is Why We Don't Vote on Human and Civil Rights

If a majority of Kentuckians want to reinstate slavery for African-Americans and lynching for undocumented immigrants, would that be a good reason to do so?

From the Herald:

Bucking the national trend, a majority of Kentuckians continues to oppose same-sex marriage, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

Fifty-seven percent of registered voters told pollsters they opposed allowing gays and lesbians to marry in Kentucky, up slightly from two Bluegrass Polls last year. Thirty-three percent favored it, down slightly from last year, and 10 percent were not sure.

These results come as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments April 28 in lawsuits challenging same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky and three other states.

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