Public Policy Polling did a poll of voters in Nevada and found a couple of interesting results. Nearly two thirds of Nevada voters think brothels should be legal — more than three times as many people that think same-sex marriage should be legal.
There’s one thing Nevada voters across party lines can agree on: they love them some brothels. 64% think brothels should be legal to only 23% who think they should be illegal. The most striking thing in these numbers is that an equal 66% of Democrats and Republicans each think that brothels should be legal. In late March we found that only 20% of Nevada GOP voters supported gay marriage so that’s an interesting take on family values there.
As Zack Ford puts it, “Nevada’s brothels have no legal restrictions on sexual orientation, so according to the state’s Republicans, it’s okay if gays and lesbians pay for sex, just so long as they don’t settle down and start families.” And that’s the “family values” position.