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Number of Az's same-sex households fewer than thought

Census Bureau lowers estimate

The Census Bureau has lowered its estimate of same–sex–couple households in Arizona from 20,948 to 15,143 in 2010, part of a nationwide readjustment of the statistic released Tuesday.
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Sep 28, 2011, 12:34 pm
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These numbers mean that gays are gaining acceptance, huh? Well, me personally, I’m whey beyond acceptance…I have moved on to apathy. I am looking very forward to the day when the mass media also can find its way clear to also move on to apathy with this issue.

Sep 28, 2011, 4:55 pm
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“The number impacts public policy initiatives,” said Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy. “Public policy that caters to a same–sex agenda needs to be laid very carefully. We’re not dealing with a significant proportion of the population.”

Funny how Cathi Herrod says that it’s not a big population and we shouldn’t pander legislation to this group, but her ultra-conservative and arguably most powerful lobbying group in the state writes and passes anti-gay bills all day long.  Shame on her.

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