Gays in the Red

Gallup sought to find out the most conservative states in the country, and after a year of polling, the results came in: Alabama, North Dakota, Wyoming, Mississippi, and Utah.

Polling was done in 2012 on more than 200,000 adults and Gallup released the report in February 2013. Note, just becuase the state is highly conservative did not necessarily lend to political affiliation — Kansas, Montana, and Alaska are in the top ten GOP states, but were not in the top 10 conservative states.

For the most conservative state, “LGBT rights by and large don’t exist in Alabama,” said Michael Hansen, chair of communications at Equality Alabama.

Read the rest at The Mirror online, page 18

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