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Two charts that show how social conservatives are losing

Posted by Garrett Quinn, Less is More  April 5, 2013 04:25 PM

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The recent shifts in public opinion on hot button issues like gay marriage and drug legalization reflect the ascendancy of Generation Y and the struggles of modern day social conservative activists. The changes shown in the charts below did not take place overnight but gradually as more and more people have grown tolerant of gays and lesbians while recognizing the abysmal failure of the War on Drugs.

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It may be a few more years, possibly even a decade, before marriage equality and marijuana legalization become a national reality but there is no denying that these two major public policy changes will happen.

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Garrett Quinn began writing for newspapers at age 17 with CNC in his native South Shore. He has been published in BlueMassGroup, RedMassGroup, Pioneer Investigates, and Wonkette. He is a More »

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