Poll: More Troops Favor Gays in Military

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A new poll put out by The Military Times shows that many troops are changing their opinion of gays in the military.

Since 2003, the number of service members opposed to the idea dropped from 63 percent to 51 percent. The number of troops favoring gays openly serving increased from 24 percent to 30 percent.

The Military Times also asked troops about their sexual orientation - a question the Department of Defense isn't allowed to ask.

Ninety-five percent said they were heterosexual, while just 2 percent answered gay or bisexual.

Army Times Reporter Brendan McGarry appeared on CBN's Newswatch program to talk about these poll results and the concerns military leaders have. Click play for his comments.

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