Conservatism Down, Social Liberalism Up, But Polygamy?

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    May 31, 2015 4:16 AM GMT
    NYT: ON every issue save abortion, social liberalism is suddenly ascendant in America. Social conservatism is countercultural and clearly in retreat.

    This reality is laid bare in the latest Gallup social issues survey, which shows that it’s not only support for same-sex marriage that’s climbing swiftly: so is approval of unwed parenthood (45 percent in 2001, 61 percent now), divorce (59 percent then, 71 percent today), and premarital sex (53 percent then, 68 percent now). Approval of physician-assisted suicide is up seven points and support for research that destroys human embryos for research is up 12, pushing both practices toward supermajority support.

    Oh, and one more thing: The acceptance of polygamy has more than doubled.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/31/opinion/sunday/ross-douthat-the-prospects-for-polygamy.html?ref=opinion

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    May 31, 2015 1:31 PM GMT
    The GOP is going to have to adapt or die. The problem for its politicians is deciding whether to pander to nutty extremists, appeal to the mainstream or continue flip-flopping somewhere in-between.
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    Jun 02, 2015 3:16 AM GMT
    Ex_Mil8 saidThe GOP is going to have to adapt or die. The problem for its politicians is deciding whether to pander to nutty extremists, appeal to the mainstream or continue flip-flopping somewhere in-between.


    U.S. Liberals at Record 24%, but Still Trail Conservatives
    http://www.gallup.com/poll/180452/liberals-record-trail-conservatives.aspx
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    Jun 03, 2015 1:57 PM GMT
    woodsmen saidNYT: ON every issue save abortion, social liberalism is suddenly ascendant in America. Social conservatism is countercultural and clearly in retreat.

    This reality is laid bare in the latest Gallup social issues survey, which shows that it’s not only support for same-sex marriage that’s climbing swiftly: so is approval of unwed parenthood (45 percent in 2001, 61 percent now), divorce (59 percent then, 71 percent today), and premarital sex (53 percent then, 68 percent now). Approval of physician-assisted suicide is up seven points and support for research that destroys human embryos for research is up 12, pushing both practices toward supermajority support.

    Oh, and one more thing: The acceptance of polygamy has more than doubled.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/31/opinion/sunday/ross-douthat-the-prospects-for-polygamy.html?ref=opinion




    Nothing about open relationships? Acceptance seems to be high on gay social apps. It's the lead in to ployamourism which I see in the clubs now all the time..