Views Shift Little After Obama Backs Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's endorsement of gay marriage appears to have made Americans on both sides of the issue even more entrenched in their positions, firing up his young, liberal backers and intensifying opposition from Republicans and conservatives, according to a new poll....

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