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  •  Most young people don't care about this issue (4.00)
    If they go ahead with it, they will not only lose the Libertarians who believe government should stay out of our bedrooms, but also most people under 30 who have grown up knowing 'out' gay people as their friends and relatives. They just are not afraid of gay people and they don't believe in discrimination.

    Most young people can't even understand why this is an issue.

    "The poll also found that fewer than half of those younger than 30 supported a federal constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

    Experts say the difference in attitudes can largely be tracked to young people's exposure to homosexuality in everyday life."

    Though split, young people more supportive of same-sex marriage than older generations
    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2004/03/22/national1400EST0609.DTL

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