Morning Poll -- Gay Marriage: Can You Dig It?
Arizonans owe a California judge a thank-you. In what some are calling an act of "judicial activism," the Golden State has taken the national spotlight off Arizona and the immigration debate -- for the moment, anyway.
You're probably aware that a federal judge in California ruled to overturn Prop 8, a voter-approved ban on gay marriage.
What does that mean for Arizona? Not a whole lot, but it's got people talking about overturning the state's own anti-gay-marriage statute.
In 2008, Arizona voters approved a law that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman. In the constant struggle for content in the 24-hour news cycle, news outlets in Arizona have tried to swing the gay marriage debate into a local story, claiming the ruling in California could affect the Arizona law.
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The Cally decision can't change Arizona's law, but some news outlets are saying it lays "the groundwork for a legal battle that could change gay marriage in Arizona."
We want to know what you think: should Arizona's law on gay marriage be changed, even though it's been approved by voters?
Vote -- and see the results of yesterday's poll -- below.
Yesterday's poll question: Is Ben Quayle's Ad "Misleading" Now That We Know the Girls are His Nieces?
- 37 percent say yes, it's misleading.
- 33 percent say no; it's just a dude and his nieces.
- 30 percent say the story wasn't even news worthy in the first place.
Here is your morning poll:
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