A new poll shows that a majority of Christians oppose the Defense of Marriage Act as well as other laws that enable discrimination against LGBT people.
Released by the Human Rights Campaign in partnership with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, the poll indicates that Christians of all ages support LGBT equality, favoring such steps as ending discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations (68%) and laws prohibiting bullying and harassment of all minority groups in schools (74%).
In addition, the poll revealed that 52% of Christians oppose the Defense of Marriage Act, while 70% believe the condemnation of LGBT people by religious leaders does more harm than good.
Perhaps most interesting of all is the finding that 86% of those polled said that their faith led them to believe that all people should be treated equally under the law.
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