If there was any question that the state of New York is ready for marriage equality, let these new facts settle it. A poll from Quinnipiac University released this week finds not just a little support for same-sex marriage in the Empire State, but a whopping amount of support. As in, the highest level of support on record for same-sex marriage in the state’s history.
According to the poll, 56 percent of New Yorkers support the right of same-sex couples to get married, while only 37 percent oppose same-sex marriage. That’s a monumental gap, and a robust reminder to New York’s state legislature that the time to act on marriage equality is now.
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