Sometimes polls are a helpful "snapshot" of what people are thinking.
A poll on DADT, from advocate.com:
A new Quinnipiac University national poll shows majorities of American voters think gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in the military and that the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy constitutes discrimination.
According to the poll, voters surveyed said that gays should be allowed to serve openly by a margin of 57% to 36%. Respondents also said that DADT is discrimination by a margin of 66% to 31%.
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What is amazing is that this trend is likely to continue.
And once LGBTQ people are capable of serving out and proud, then there will be other parts of society that LGBTQ people will be capable of serving out and proud. This is because people will point to the military service as a laboratory where LGBTQ openly serve, and serve well.
It could evenly convince many in the church to reconsider their point of view.
The Spirit is moving.
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