Same-sex marriage

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Are same-sex marriages different from heterosexual marriages? In the formal definition marriage "is a faithful everlasting union between one man and one woman, joined as husband and wife in a partnership to become one." Due to this definition "same-sex marriage" is not even a real marriage. In fact, it denies the primary purpose of marriage, which is the procreation of a child. In same-sex marriage, it is not possible for two men or two women to reproduce without a third party. Due to the fact that man needs woman and woman needs man. Homosexuality is a mental illness that needs to be treated. Instead of finding treatment for it, the government allows the illness of homosexuality to spread by promoting same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage is harmful to society and it must be opposed. Same-sex marriage will always deny a child either a mother or a father, it validates and promotes the homosexual lifestyle, it turns a moral wrong into a civil right, and it is a major offense to God.
Same-sex marriages should not be given the privilege to get married because they are incapable of producing a child together. However, if same-sex couples decide to use a third party, such as adoption or artificial insemination to obtain a child, they are putting the child at risk. According to the book “Life Without Father” by David Popenoe states that “Fathers excel in reducing antisocial behavior and delinquency in boys”(1999). It also states that “girls who grow up apart from their biological father are much likely to experience early puberty and a teen pregnancy than girls who grows up with their biological father”(1999). In a lesbian household a female child is very vulnerable to experience sexual activities at a young age. As for male children t...

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... Top Ten Harms of Same-sex Marriage” by Peter Sprigg “religious freedom not only applies to formal houses of worship of worship, but at home, in their neighborhoods, and in the workplace”(2). With same-sex marriage being legalized there is no more religious freedom. Catholic schools that are completely against welcoming same-sex couples in their schools will no longer have a choice. Churches where same-sex couples are not welcome, no longer have a choice but to welcome them. Employers that are religiously against same-sex couples can no longer discriminate them for their sexual orientation but instead for their work ethics. Same-sex marriage being legalized is unconstitutional, it completely conflicts with the first amendment which gives people the right to exercise their religion freely. But with same-sex marriage being legalize their religious freedom is limited.

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