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Same Sex Marriage

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Today’s society argues widely the correctness of same-sex marriage. Marriage for many people is believed to be a relationship between two people, preferably man and woman. The LGBT community battles for their right to marry without being denied by the government. The legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States has great importance for the future of marriage equality throughout the LBGT community. Same-sex marriage will not harm the function of society or other marriages in it, as well as being protected by the Constitution, and relieves lifelong discrimination.
Legalizing same-sex marriage will not harm heterosexual marriage or the function of society. Marriage is a union between two people. It is based upon the love two people share, not on gender and sexuality. Heterosexual marriages do not affect each other on a day to day basis. Therefore, homosexual marriages will not either. Ellen DeGeneres, comedian, talk show host, and one of the most popular outwardly gay people in Hollywood, has been married to her wife, Portia, for the last four years. They were only lucky enough to get married during the short time gay marriage was legal in California. “Portia and I have been married for 4 years and they have been the happiest of my life. And in those four years, I don't think we hurt anyone else's marriage. I asked all of my neighbors and they say they're fine” (Boone) As of December 23, 2013, eighteen states have the freedom to marry same-sex couples. Over 38% of the U.S. population lives in a state that either has the freedom to marry or honors out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples. (Freedom To Marry) Same-sex marriage will not negatively harm other marriages or society. In fact, they will help society. Gay marriag...

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... marriage is a controversial topic among today’s society. While the LGBT community fights for marriage equality, they feel inferior to those capable of being married. Same-sex marriage is not intended to harm heterosexual marriage or affect the function of society. Studies prove same-sex marriage would help the economy, as well as, government permitting, raise adoption rates. According to the First and Fourteenth Amendments; same-sex marriage is protected by the Constitution. Backing the Constitution are multiple marriage equality court cases. Same-sex marriage would end stigmatization of homosexuals and discrimination against them. There are over one thousand rights same-sex couples are denied of. Marriage equality and these civil rights would consider all men to be treated equal again. The future of marriage equality relies on the legalization of same-sex marriage.
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