Oklahoma Poll: Same-sex marriage still opposed by most voters
By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer
Same-sex marriage may be more acceptable to Oklahomans than it was a decade ago, but the most recent Oklahoma Poll indicates that a large majority still rejects it.
More than half the 404 likely voters surveyed said they “strongly oppose” same-sex marriage despite recent court decisions that have made it legal in Oklahoma. Another 10 percent said they “somewhat oppose” it.
Just under 30 percent said they support marriage equality, with 9 percent undecided.
“We’re getting where a small group of people are wanting to run things their way above the other people,” said Jerry Lane of Muskogee.
“What about the rights of the other people who live in this country? After we voted (against same-sex marriage) in 2004, it was all struck down by a minority of people.