In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage. A new question about citizenship on the census form is in the headlines, but the U.
Census Bureau also plans other changes for the next national count. Americans are divided over whether businesses that provide wedding services should be required to cater to same-sex couples even if their owners have religious objections to homosexuality. Germany, the largest country in Western Europe by population, has become the 15th European nation to change its laws to allow gay marriage.
Read five key facts about same-sex marriage, two years after U. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that granted same-sex couples the right to marry.
Two years after the Supreme Court decision that required states to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide, support for allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally is at its highest point in over 20 years of Pew Research Center polling on the issue.
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