Should Homosexual Marriage Be Legal?

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On February 14, 2004, Michelle and Diane had been together for about 5 years and engaged for over 3 years. Michelle and Diane knew that soon they wanted to get married. They currently lived in the state of California, which same-sex marriage is legal in, so they would not have an issue with marriage. Once they make this decision, they know thousands of caring, loving, and committed same-sex couples would now be able to share that moment with them. Do you think Homosexual Marriage should be legal? How would you feel about gay couples getting married? It is very strenuous to answer the question of who should specify and compel marriage. On the other hand, many times the government get involved and provide different authorities to married people and insists that couples maintain certain responsibilities such as: accommodating a stable household. Homosexual couples should be able to get married because of financial and or practical benefits, love is unconditional, and everyone has the right to freedom and choice.
The arguments in favor of same-sex marriage seem clear and reasonable to proponents. It is not only unfair, but illogical to define marriage by exclusion, as is currently done in 49 states (Burns 77). There are 17 states that have legal same-sex marriage: California (June 28, 2013), Connecticut (Nov. 12, 2008), Iowa (Apr. 24, 2009), Massachusetts (May 17, 2004), New Jersey (Oct. 21, 2013), New Mexico (Dec. 19, 2013) are by the court decision, Delaware (July 1, 2013), Hawaii (Dec. 2, 2013), Illinois (law will take effect June 1, 2014), Minnesota (Aug. 1, 2013), New Hampshire (Jan. 1, 2010), New York (July 24, 2011), Rhode Island (Aug. 1, 2013), Vermont (Sep. 1, 2009) are by the state legislature, and Maine (Dec. 29, 2012), Mar...

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