Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
In 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a 57% to 35% margin.
Today, there is slightly more support for same-sex marriage than opposition to it, with 49% in favor and 44% opposed.
Source: Aggregated data from Pew Research Center polls conducted in each year.
2013 figures are based on one poll from March 2013. Question wording can be found here (PDF),
and information on the Pew Research Centerís polling methodology can be foundm here.