Persuasive Essay On Same Sex Marriage

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“As the judge of this court, I hereby make a decision that this man can’t get married to his boyfriend because it’s uncommon and it’s against the constitution.” Imagine hearing this in court or in any other places that two people who love each other can’t get married and raise a family because they’re both from the same sex. Until June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the Constitution in all fifty states. Prior to the Supreme Court decision, same-sex marriage was already legalized in thirty-seven states and Washington, DC, but was banned in the remaining thirteen states. The public opinion about this concept of marriage had shifted greatly over the years, from 27% approval of gay marriage…show more content…
Children need health insurance for an emergency because, without insurance, a child can not get treated in the hospital because there is no money for the treatment, which will worsen the child’s health. Adopted children getting money from the government is beneficial because they get to pay for college when they get older. Also, they government can give the parents money to financially support and care for their children. Therefore, it would be beneficial to remain same-sex legalize, in order for orphaned children to find a stable and secure…show more content…
The Supreme Court judges ruled that the 14th amendment must prohibit states from banning gay couple right to be wed. The case that made this happen was Obergefell v Hodges, which started in April of 2015. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is one of the judges at the Supreme Court states, “Excluding same-sex couples from marriage thus conflicts with a central premise of the right to marry. Without the recognition, stability, and predictability marriage offers, their children suffer the stigma of knowing their families are somehow lesser…” (“A Constitutional Right”). Also, Justice Antonin Scalia implied, “The law can recognize as marriage whatever sexual attachments and living arrangements it wishes”
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