Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage

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The legalization of same-sex marriage has been a trending topic in the last few years that has caused much debate throughout the United States. Many couples are able to express their love and commitment to stay together for the rest of their lives through the celebration of marriage, but that is not the case for same-sex couples. In one’s belief, it should not be legalized because the meaning of marriage would be compromised , the children would not be able to develop properly because they will be lacking in the learnings they must receive from both gender and last men and women were made to procreate and that would affect the continuation of our American society that we have worked hard to create. Conceding to legalizing same-sex marriage would jeopardize what we have stood for from the beginning of our countries history and we have gone through numerous trials to be where we are now. According to Georgia’s current state law on the definition of marriage, it states: "It is declared to be the public policy of this state to recognize the union only of man and woman..."; (Georgia Code ' 19 3 3.1). (""). Additionally defined by, it is “the formal union of a man and a woman, typically recognized by law, by which they become husband and wife”. Unfortunately, this law cannot stand throughout the United States because the issue of marriage is up to to the state’s government and what they believe is right for the people. Marriage is suppose to form equality to both genders that are being unionized. With that being said, in same-sex marriage there is no equality because they have to figure out who is going to be the head and what role each should take in the marriage an... ... middle of paper ... ...annot stop that. We as Americans have gone through too much to just let this all slip away because of such thought or want. Works Citation Fischer, Bryan. "Why Same sex Marriage is bad for Children." Renew America. N.p., 01 Oct 2013. Web. 1 Oct 2013. . "" Legal Definitions of Marriage in the United States. The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry, n.d. Web. 29 Sept 2013.d Messerli, Joe. "Should Same-Marriage be legalized?." . N.p.. Web. 1 Oct 2013. . "Oxford Dictionaries." Definition of Marriage in English. . . N.p.. Web. 1 Oct 2013. .
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