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Many critics of the ordeal pose the argument that the allowance of same-sex unions would single-handedly demolish the already fragile structure of marriage (Head). They go on to further to say that same-sex marriages would cause men to become barbaric, as women are the only ones who are able to tame them(Nock 17). But, homosexuals have not been given the opportunity in America to prove the critics of their desires wrong. It is not fair that heterosexuals are allowed to marry and divorce as they please while homosexuals are not even given the opportunity to take part in marriage. Homosexuals are just like every average American.
He focuses on religion as the primary reason, but let us take this one step further. Every American, regardless of religious affiliation (which is in many regards just a detrimental as Boyd 's argument against political alignment) should be wary of political absolutism. The world is not black and white, and neither are our political candidates. To fixate on one issue or one party is to toss reason out the door and become a blind believer. Faith might work for some in the religious arena, it does not and cannot work in the political arena.
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The incurable and deadly disease AIDS can spread by sharing needles during intravenous drug use or certain sexual activities. HIV is especially prevalent in the gay community because anal sex is the easiest way to transmit HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. The European AIDS Clinical Society strongly opposes the Anti-Gay Propaganda law because the law could be used to outlaw HIV prevention and treatment campaigns aimed at Russia's gay community. The Co-Chair of the 14th European AIDS Conference, Prof... ... middle of paper ... ...ogy.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/facts_molestation.html>. Hurley, Wes.
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