Czech Republic Marriage Equality Support Dips

Written by scott on July 14th, 2014

titleCzech Republic marriage equality support dropped 6% in a year, according to a new poll.

Gay Star News reports:

If a new poll is to believed, the idea of legalizing same-sex marriage is becoming less popular, not more, in the Czech Republic – with 6% less saying they support it this year compared to figures from last year. The polling data was released by the CVVM research agency on Friday and found wide support for the Czech Republic’s current method of recognizing same-sex couples – with 73% saying they were in favor of the country’s civil unions scheme. However in 2014 only 45% said they supported same-sex marriage, compared to 51% in 2013 and 2012 – the first time the poll had found majority support.

So is support really going backwards? And if so, is it driven by the anti gay law in nearby Russia? Or… ?

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