Poll: 50% Of Voters Support Marriage Equality In Virginia
New data from Quinnipiac finds that marriage equality support has reached the halfway point in Virginia.
Virginia voters support 50 - 43 percent allowing same-sex couples to marry in the state. Support is 68 - 26 percent among Democrats and 52 - 39 percent among independent voters. Republicans are opposed 68 - 26 percent. Women back same-sex marriage 55 - 39 percent while men are opposed 49 - 43 percent. White voters support it 51 - 43 percent while black voters are opposed 48 - 42 percent.
The news comes as the ACLU and Lambda Legal work on a post-DOMA lawsuit against Virginia to obtain the right to marry for same-sex couples living in the state.