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Majority of Portuguese oppose homosexual “marriage”

.- According to a poll by the Correio da Manha newspaper in Portugal, the majority of Portuguese are against a law that would make homosexual unions equivalent to marriage, although they favor the adoption of orphaned children by homosexual couples.

The Portuguese newspaper reports that more than 55% of those questioned expressed opposition to the legalization of homosexual marriage and only 35% said they were in favor.

However, the majority of those polled said they were in favor of allowing homosexual couples to adopt children “orphaned by their biological parents.”  53.8% approved of adoption by two men, while 61% approved of adoption by two women.

The poll of 504 people was taken at the end of July by the Aximage Institute for the Portuguese newspaper.


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