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Lesbian and Gay Couples Should be Allowed to Marry

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Lesbian and Gay Couples Should be Allowed to Marry

 
"The freedom to marry is a basic human right that belongs to each individual--not the state. The government should not be in the position of arranging our marriages,"(Matt Coles).

Gay marriages are presently illegal in the United States. This prohibition is a blatant form of discrimination, carried forth through our legal system. No government should be able to prohibit anyone from legally declaring his or her love. Discrimination against a particular group of people because of race, color or religion is prohibited by our nation's constitution. However, homosexuals are denied basic human rights, not because of race, religion, or color, but because of sexual orientation. Our nation declares "equality, liberty, and justice for all," while prohibiting civil liberties to this specific group of people. Gay Americans are even denied the right to legally declare love, through civil marriage. Because of this prohibition, gays are not only denied their civil rights, but are denied many economic and legal benefits that...


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...can Civil Liberties Union. Online. 29 Apr. 1997.

http://www.aclu.org/issues/gay/gaymar.html

Henslin, James M. Sociology, A Down To Earth Approach. Needleham Heights, MA: Viacom. 1997.

The Bride Wore Pink: Legal Recognition of Our Relationships. Gay Lesbian Rights Lobby. Online. Feb. 1994.

http://www.rainbow.net.au/~glrl/discussion_papers/pnkbride.html


"President's Statement on DOMA." Carnegie Mellon University Home Page. Online. 20 Sept. 1998.

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/user/scotts/ftp/wpaf2mc/clinton.html
 

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