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Homosexual Marriage Should Be Legal

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Homosexual marriage should be legal because marriage is a symbol of love and passion for one another, the homosexual family life is just as good as heterosexual family life, and prohibiting gay marriage is unconstitutional discrimination. Homosexuality occurs in over four hundred and fifty species, but homophobia (irrational fear or dislike against homosexuality) only occurs in one. (Gay Marriage Research Paper) We live in the “land of the free,” but we still have laws that ban marriage of homosexual couples. They need rights to get marries without outing labels on it like “civil union,” or “gay marriage.” (Gay Pursuasive Essay) Over thirty-eight percent of the United States population has the freedom to marry, or honors out of state marriages of homosexual couples, also over forty-three percent of the United States population lives in a state that provides some form of protection for homosexual couples. There are seventeen states (not including Washington D.C.) in the Unites States that have the freedom to marry the same sex. Those states are; California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and Washington D.C.. (Freedom To Marry)
Marriage should not be a union between a man and a woman, but it should be a union between two people who truly love and care for each other; and plan to spend the rest of their lives together. (Gay Marriage Research Paper) For example, how would heterosexual couples feel if homosexual couples didn’t want them to get married? In her book, Same Sex Marriage; Moral Wrong or Civil Right, Tricia Andryszewski asked David Brooks; a conservative New York Times columnist hi...

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In this essay, the author

  • Argues that homosexual marriage should be legal because it is a symbol of love and passion for one another, and prohibiting gay marriage is unconstitutional discrimination.
  • Argues that marriage should be a union between two people who truly love and care for each other and plan to spend the rest of their lives together.
  • Opines that the conservative course is not to banish people from making such commitments. we should insist on gay marriage.
  • States that the supreme court ruled in nineteen seventy-eight that marriage is considered an important aspect of culture and community. homosexual couples experience discrimination on not only the personal level but the legal level as well.
  • Explains that children living with homosexual families are often overlooked. according to the two thousand united states census, about twenty-eight percent of homosexual homes have children.
  • Concludes that children raised by homosexual parents are just as well as those raided by heterosexual parents.
  • Analyzes how the defense of marriage act harms married homosexual couples by withholding federal responsibilities and protections accorded to all other married couples.
  • Opines that every single american gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and our society.
  • Concludes that the united states constitution does not explicitly prohibit homosexual marriage, but the federal government doesn't recognize the validity of such marriages.
  • Concludes that homosexual marriage should be legalized because it is a symbol of love and passion for one another, and prohibiting gay marriage is unconstitutional discrimination.
  • Explains that same-sex marriage;moral wrong or civil right? minneapolis: tenty-first century books. gay marriage research paper.
  • Cites hudson, m., and wagner, g. (n.d.). gay marriage: http://gaymarriage.procon.org.
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