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Results of Thursday's same-sex marriage poll

Published On: Jan 24 2014 02:15:22 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 23 2014 11:00:00 PM CST

Hundreds of News 5 WCYB viewers voted and commented when we asked about new Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's comments on the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Hundreds of News 5 WCYB viewers voted and commented when we asked about new Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's comments on the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Herring announced Thursday that he'd concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and he will no longer defend it in federal lawsuits challenging it. Click here to read more.

We asked our viewers -- do you think the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional? The image above shows the results of that poll.

Of 950 votes:

679 viewers said they do not think the same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional (71.5%).

258 viewers said they believe the ban is unconstitutional (27.2%).

9 viewers said they didn't have an opinion (1%).

4 viewers said they weren't sure (0.4%).

Many of our viewers also debated the topic on our Facebook page across several posts. Click here to join the debate.

Please note -- this is a web poll from our viewers and is not scientific.