|"It all depends on turnout ... We can see right now that with polling we did this past weekend that our numbers are slipping." |
|Phil Burress, chairman of the Ohio Campaign to Protect Marriage|
CINCINNATI (BP)--All eyes are on the battleground state of Ohio this fall, and for more than just one reason.
While Ohio may well determine the next president, it also will have a say in the national debate over same-sex "marriage." Ohio is one of 11 states that will vote on constitutional marriage amendments Nov. 2, and pro-family leaders nationwide are watching to see how this state -- a state outside the Bible Belt -- responds. While polls show the amendment winning, support has fallen in recent weeks. The amendment was backed by 65 percent of likely voters in an Oct. 4 Ohio Poll, but by only 57 percent in an Ohio Poll released last Friday (Oct. 22). In addition, an ABC News poll Oct. 19 had the amendment winning by only 48-45 percent. Read More