“This is very consistent with a lot of other polling data we’ve seen and the general momentum we’ve seen over the past year and a half,” Evan Wolfson, president of Freedom to Marry, was quoted as saying in the story. “As people have come to understand this is about loving, committed families dealing, like everyone, with tough times, they understand how unfair it is to treat them differently.”

The poll, released after President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice announced it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court, highlights a growing trend of support for marriage equality. According to the Post, recent surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center, the Associated Press and CNN show a similar cultural shift.

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