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04/30/2010

3 out of 4 SCOTUS watchers agree: Focus on the Family's is the 'non-starter' position

by Jeremy Hooper

Focus on the Family might consider an openly LGB Supreme Court nominee to be a "non-starter," regardless of merit or qualification. However, a new WaPo/ABC News poll shows just how out of touch this organization is when it comes to the majority of Americans.

71% say "gay or lesbian" is no factor, 4% say it's a positive, and only 25% say it's a negative (and only 22% say it's a strong negative):

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Washington Post-ABC News Poll -- SCOTUS

So keep it up, FOtF. Barking such unabashedly homo-hostile job requirements might still sound advantageous within your Colorado Springs walls, but don't be surprised if it's your own stance (and public support) that ultimately gets "Borked."

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