Survey: Most Americans Now Support Gay Marriage

Ahead of a much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling, a new poll shows that the majority of Americans are in favor of gay marriage. Of those interviewed in a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 57% say they favor gay marriage, with 45% of those saying they “strongly” favor a decision to legalize gay marriage. Those numbers mark a dramatic turnaround from 2001, when a Pew poll found that 57% of Americans opposed gay marriage. The Supreme Court is expected to make a decision on Obergefell v.