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  • sixgunsarnmy sixgunsarnmy Nov 15, 2012 1:19 PM Flag

    ABC/WaPo: Majority Supports Path To Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants, Gay Marriage

    More than 50 percent of Americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants and marriage for same-sex couples, according to a new poll from ABC News and the Washington Post released Wednesday.

    There is robust support for a path to citizenship — 57 percent — while only 39 percent are opposed to a policy plank that could well be taken up by the incoming Congress.

    Opinion is more divided on same-sex marriage, but it's still supported by a majority of the country. Fifty-one percent said they are in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to get married, while 47 percent are opposed.