Persuasive Essay On Gay Marriage

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Gay marriage refers to a marriage between partners of the same sex. Marriage references back to the book of Genesis in the Bible, and God specifically defines marriage as a man and a woman becoming one flesh; therefore, I do not support gay marriage and gay marriage should be renamed to “united relationship,” which receives equal state benefits but accurately illustrates the difference between the traditional and non-traditional marriage.
Many individuals view marriage as a civil right because of the state benefits it includes thus resulting in gay marriage continually gaining support. However, support for gay marriage began only in the 21st century. For example, in 2000, Netherlands became the first country to legalize gay marriage. Ever since then, other countries, such as Spain, New Zealand, Canada, and most recently the United States have joined the group that supports and allows gay marriage. In the United States specifically, marriage comprises many state benefits which is one reason gays want to be registered as an official marriage. These benefits include social security support, tax
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Subsequently, marriage originates from the Bible. Genesis states, “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.” (Gen 1:27-28) In other words, God created a male and female and told them to multiply, or sexually reproduce. Correspondingly, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.” (Gen. 2:24-25) These two verses are the origin of marriage. Each marriage through the rest of time derive from the first marriage—Adam and Eve—and came about by the original purpose for

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