InGovernor Bush signed into law a bill adding "A license may not be issued for the marriage of persons of the same sex" into the Texas Family Code. The increase in the share of adults who favor same-sex marriage is due in part to generational change. The Republican Party platform removed the support for the exclusion of homosexuals from military service would remain in the Republican Party platform until the Republican Party platform, which removed that language from it. During the campaign he did not endorse a single piece of gay rights legislation. The share saying homosexuality should be accepted by society is up 7 percentage points in the past year and up 19 points from 11 years ago.
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Support for Same-Sex Marriage Is Surging Among Republicans
Publications Nov 29, Ideological divides were also reflected in Homophile activism strategies. On August 16,Republican National Committee rejected two anti-gay resolutions. Instead, she encouraged her committee to focus on combating opioid and heroin addiction throughout the state. Still, the partisan divide on the acceptance of homosexuality has widened. Inroughly one-third of both whites and blacks expressed support for same-sex marriage. Bush served as a witness at a same-sex wedding of Bonnie Clement and Helen Thorgalsen, who own a general store together in Maine.
Retrieved April 5, Government, regulation and the social safety net 3. The share saying homosexuality should be accepted by society is up 7 percentage points in the past year and up 19 points from 11 years ago. However, all generational cohorts have become more supportive of same-sex marriage in the past decade. Survey Reports Nov 15, Such divides, contingent upon movement strategies or policy priorities yet maintaining a focus on civil rights for sexual minorities, persist in contemporary LGBT political debates. On August 18,President Reagan issued a statement on the issue of same-sex unions that read:.