Faroe Islands: Poll Says 68% Approve of Marriage Equality

Written by scott on May 7th, 2013

titleA new poll in the Faroe Islands, an island group under the sovereignty of Denmark halfway between Norway and Iceland, says a large majority supports marriage equality. Pink News reports:

Out of the population of the 50,000 Faroese citizens, 68% said they favoured civil marriage for same-sex couples, meaning in town or city halls, but not in churches or religious organisations, with 27% against and 5% undecided. The survey, conducted by Gallup, on behalf of LGBT Faroe Islands, found that 72% of women, and 65% of men said they supported equal marriage… A proposal to update the current Marriage Act, is to be submitted to the Faroese Parliament after 29 July, at the opening parliamentary session.


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