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Leading to the most biased piece of propaganda disguised as a poll I have ever seen. This is designed from the lead in image to the order of the questions and the order of the answers to try and sway peoples views about gay marriage.

Do you think that homosexual behavior is morally wrong?
-Morally wrong
-Not morally wrong
-Not sure

Do you think that sexual orientation (e.g. whether a person is homosexual) is -genetically determined?
-Determined by upbringing
-Partly genetic, partly by upbringing
-Genetically determined
-Not sure

Do you think that people ever change sexual orientation after they have reached maturity?
-Not sure

Would you look down on someone who had an affair while married?
-Not sure

Do you believe that sex before marriage is morally wrong?
-Not sure

(page 2)

Which comes closest to your view?
-Gay couples should be allowed to marry.
-Gay couples should be allowed to form civil unions, but not to marry.
-There should be no legal recognition of relationships between gay couples.
-Not sure

Are you in favor of an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that legally defines marriage as a union between a man and woman only?
-Strongly favor an amendment
-Favor an amendment with some reservations
-Oppose an amendment with some reservations
-Strongly oppose an amendment
-Not sure

If the public in a state votes to allow gay marriage, should federal courts be able to overturn that law?
-Not sure

If one state legalizes gay marriage, should all other states be required to recognize the legality of that marriage?
-Not sure

Should gay couples be permitted to adopt children?
-Yes, they should have the same ability to adopt children as straight couples
-Only if there are no straight couples who would adopt the child
-No, gay couples should not be permitted to adopt children
-Not sure

Should homosexuals be permitted to teach in public schools?
-No, gays should never be permitted to be public school teachers
-Gay teachers should only be allowed in high schools
-Yes, there should be no restrictions on homosexual teachers
-Not sure

Do you think the U.S. military should exclude homosexuals from serving?
-I would leave the decision to senior military offices
-Not sure

Do you know personally know anybody who is gay?
-Don't know

(page 3)

Where do you think Barack Obama stands on gay marriage?
-Strongly in favor
-Somewhat in favor
-Somewhat opposed
-Strongly opposed

Not sure
-In your state, who do you trust more to deal with the issue of gay marriage:
-Your state courts
-Your state legislature
-Not sure

I'm glad I'm not going to be on LJ much longer. This is bonkers.
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