Une bonne nouvelle peut en cacher de moins bonnes…
Wikipedia: “California Proposition 8 (2008)”.
La faute aux jeunes ?
This is not a misprint: As California’s Proposition 8 to ban safe-sex marriage headed for defeat, the Associated Press commissioned a poll rooted in age groups. Senior citizens were slightly in favor of permitting gay marriage among consenting adults, but the age 30-and-younger group was strongly opposed.
No, we don’t have it backwards. This is a case where older people are the most sympathetic and tolerant toward personal freedoms and individual rights, than are people in the up-and-coming generation. Isn’t the reverse supposed to be typically true?