For this Amendment, however, what is most frightening is that most voters don’t even understand what it ultimately seeks to do. According to the Huffington Post:
The Public Policy Polling survey found widespread voter confusion about what North Carolina’s Amendment 1 seeks to accomplish. Just 36 percent of voters answered correctly that it bans both same-sex marriage and domestic partnerships. An additional 26 percent thought it banned same-sex marriage alone. Meanwhile, 10 percent of voters thought a “yes” vote on the amendment would legalize rather than ban same-sex marriage, and 27 percent weren’t sure what it did.
Wow. The sad part is that amid that confusion, the darn thing might actually pass.
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