Americans Are More OK With Gay Marriage Than Divorce
A new report shows that Americans' views of social and family scenarios are changing, but those changes don't always mean increased approval.By Stephanie Liebergen | March 17, 2016
At the same time the American people became more accepting of some social issues, they became less accepting of others.
The National Center for Health Statistics asked thousands of men and women ages 15 to 44 about marriage, having children and sexual behavior. The researchers asked the same questions between 2002 and 2013.
The report, released Thursday, shows Americans overall are more understanding of nontypical family scenarios — like living together before marriage and having children outside of marriage.