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Majority Of Scottish People Support Gay Marriage

According to a new survey by The Scottish Social Attitudes, the majority of Scottish people support marriage equality.

The Herald Scotland reports:

The number of Scots who support same-sex marriage has increased by 20% since 2002, figures show.

The Scottish Social Attitudes Survey showed that in 2010 almost two-thirds of people (61%) supported same-sex marriage, compared with 41% in 2002.

The survey report reads: “For the most part, the survey found relatively little change since 2006 in the extent to which people express discriminatory attitudes.

“There were, however, two main exceptions to this: a further decline in discriminatory attitudes towards gay men and lesbians; and a small increase in the proportion who felt that people from ethnic minority groups and people from Eastern Europe take jobs away from other people in Scotland.

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