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In1March12000,1California1voters1passed1Proposition1221(61%1yes),1an1initiative1statute1limiting1 marriage1to1between1a1man1and1woman.1In1May12008,1the1California1Supreme1Court1ruled1that1the1 ban1on1same,sex1marriage1enacted1under1Proposition1221was1unconstitutional;1this1ruling1legalized1 same,sex1marriage.1On1November14,12008,1voters1passed1Proposition181(52%1yes),1amending1the1 state1constitution1to1eliminate1this1right.1The1California1Supreme1Court1has1agreed1to1hear1legal1 challenges1to1the1same,sex1marriage1ban,1and1arguments1will1likely1begin1in1March12009.1 ? ? ? OPPOSITION HIGHEST ALONG THE COAST. Opposition1to1Proposition181was1greatest1along1the1central1and1northern1coast1and1in1the1San1 Francisco1Bay1Area,1while1support1was1greatest1in1the1southern1and1inland1areas1of1the1state.1 ? ? ? 1 %1yes).1Voters1 stating1that1they1have1no1religion1were1strongly1opposed1to1Proposition181(79%1no).1 ? ? 1 1 s),1 while1whites1were1divided1(50%1yes,150%1no).1Support1for1the1proposition1increased1with1age.1 ? ? 1 r1 se;1 0041(43%1favor,1 51%1oppose)1and1when1Proposition1221passed1in120001(38%1favor,155%1oppose).1 REPUBLICANS STRONGLY SUPPORT PROPOSITION 8. Proposition181was1a1highly1partisan1issue,1with1three1in1four1Republicans1(77%)1voting1yes1and1two1 in1three1Democrats1(65%)1voting1no.1Independents1were1more1divided1(52%1yes,148%1no).1There1 were1also1sharp1differences1between1supporters1of1Barack1Obama1and1John1McCain.1Obama1 supporters1(30%)1were1much1less1likely1than1McCain1supporters1(85%)1to1vote1yes1on1Proposition18.1 Support1for1this1ban1on1same,sex1marriage1was1far1greater1among1conservatives1than1liberals.1 SUPPORT OF PROPOSITION 8 STRONGLY TIED TO RELIGION. Proposition181found1strong1support1among1voters1who1self1identify1as1evangelical1or1born,again1 Christians.1Evangelicals1(85%)1were1far1more1likely1than1others1(42%)1to1have1voted1yes.1Proposition 81also1enjoyed1strong1support1among1Catholics1(60%1yes)1and1among1Protestants1(66 OPPOSITION GREATER AMONG MORE?EDUCATED, AFFLUENT, AND YOUNGER VOTERS. Nearly1seven1in1101voters1with1a1high1school1education1or1less,1and157%1of1those1with1only1some1 college,1supported1Proposition18,1while157%1of1voters1with1a1college1degree1opposed1the1measure. Similarly,1a1majority1of1voters1in1lower,income1households1(63%),1and1half1of1those1in1middle, income1households1(52%),1voted1for1the1measure,1whereas1over1half1of1those1in1higher,income1 households1(55%)1voted1against1it.1Married1voters1(58%)1were1far1more1likely1to1vote1yes1than1those who1have1never1been1married1(37%).1Latinos1were1more1likely1to1support1Proposition181(61%1ye ALTHOUGH PROPOSITION 8 PASSED, CALIFORNIANS REMAIN DIVIDED ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE. When1it1comes1to1the1general1idea1of1allowing1gay1and1lesbian1couples1to1be1legally1married1in1 California,1voters1are1divided1(47%1favor,148%1oppose).1Among1those1voting1no1on1Proposition181in the1November1election,1only18%1are1opposed1to1same,sex1marriage?an111,point1decline1from1ou October1pre,election1survey.1Attitudes1about1same,sex1marriage1have1remained1about1the1same1 among1likely1voters1since1August120051(2005:146%1favor,146%1oppose;12006:147%1favor,146%1oppo 2007:146%1favor,148%1oppose).1Opposition1to1same,sex1marriage1was1greater1in12 www.ppic.org Proposition 8: Eliminating Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry Yes No General Election Results 52% 48% Party Democrat 35 65 Republican 77 23 Independent 52 48 Political Ideology Liberal 18 82 Moderate 50 50 Conservative 83 17 Presidential Choice Barack Obama 30 70 John McCain 85 15 Religion Evangelical Christians 85 15 Others 42 58 Education High school or less 69 31 Some college 57 43 College graduate 43 57 Income Under $40,000 63 37 $40,000 to under $80,000 52 48 $80,000 or more 45 55 Age 18?34 43 57 35?54 50 50 55 and older 56 44 Marital Status Married 58 42 Never been married 37 63 Race/Ethnicity Non-white 57 43 White 50 50 www.ppic.org *General election voters Yes , 52% No , 48% 55 51 46 46 48 47 49 48 38 43 46 47 46 47 47 47 0 20 40 60 80 Jan 2000 Feb 2004 Aug 2005 Sep 2006 Jun 2007 Aug 2008 Oct 2008 Nov 2008* Oppose Favor Likely voters ?Do you favor or oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to be legally married?? 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