One Poll, Two Headlines

New York Times, on a recent New York Times/CBS/MTV poll: “Young Americans Are Leaning Left, New Poll Finds.”

Focus on the Family’s Citizenlink, on the same poll: “Young Americans Hold Conservative Views.” The article notes that “Fifty-four percent of young adults expressed opposition to same-sex marriage.” That’s one way of looking at it. On the other hand, both young people and adults in general support either same-sex marriage or civil unions – and young people are significantly more in favor of same-sex marriage than other adults:

Youth and gay rights