March 25, 2013

On the eve of the United States Supreme Court’s consideration of two hotly contested pieces of legislation regarding marriage equality — the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 — Pew Research Center has revealed that approval ratings for the judicial body are at an all-time low.

The survey, which polled a reported 1,501 adults earlier this month over the phone about individual sentiments on the matter, found that only 52 percent of people view the court in a positive way, while 31 percent feel negatively about it.

A release on the study, posted to the Pew Research Center’s official website, additionally noted, “Those ratings have changed only modestly since last July, shortly after the court’s ruling to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act.”

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