A record-high 60% of Americans support same-sex marriage, according to a Gallup poll published Tuesday, about a month before the Supreme Court could issue a ruling on the issue.
The results from Gallup’s Values and Beliefs poll—up from 55% support last year—arrive as the Supreme Court prepares to rule on a case that could decide the constitutionality of gay marriage. Public support has more than doubled since Gallup first asked pollers about the issue in 1996, when Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman, and which was struck down in 2013.
The poll also found that support for same-sex marriage has also reached all-time highs among Americans of all political parties: 76% of Democrats, up from 33% in 1996; 64% of Independents, up from 32% in 1996; and 37% of Republicans, up from 16% in 1996.
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