Same sex couples look at being denied the right to legally marry each other as their freedom of speech being taken away, but in actuality they are only expressing their love. Legalizing gay marriage will not damage society. If same sex marriage were legal everywhere in the United States, society will still function normally and no family values will be lost. If gay marriage is legal in seventeen, why must the other thirty three states continue to ban same sex marriage? How can we all be equal if we are being denied certain rights because of who we love?
People opposing gay marriage say, “We must protect traditional marriage and the traditional family.” Matthew McTighe of the Mainers United for Marriage debates responds by saying, “Prote... ... middle of paper ... ...g and legalizing gay marriage. By not accepting gay marriage is discriminating gay people, they should have the same rights as everyone else does. What people don’t understand is it's not a choice to be gay. You don't chose who you love, you just do. You are born gay; you can’t choose to be gay.
Gay marriage is also against the nature of law. Nature of law is a philosophy on the right way humans should do things and the law of nature does not imply that gay marriage is okay or the right thing to do, because it takes a male and female to procreate naturally. One article states “Any situation which institutionalizes the circumvention of the purpose of the sexual act violates natural law and the objective norm of morality” (10 Reasons Why Homosexual “Marriage” is Harmful and Must be Opposed). Thereby, only supporting that a man and woman should be bonded in marriage is naturally
Although same-sex marriage violates religious beliefs, same-sex marriage should be federally legalized because same-sex marriage doesn 't disturb heterosexual marriages, denying same-sex marriages is a violation of civil rights, and marriage is truly about love and commitment. First, some people say that same-sex marriage affects the sacredness of their marriage, but the sexual orientation of the couple has no bearing on the sanctity of
Gay marriages are unacceptable in my opinion because it goes against God’s words. God’s word is the truth and no one can change it. Allowing gay marriage also puts churches at risk, because if pastors allow same sex marriage it makes them go against God’s word as well. Homosexuality is a sin and it is unacceptable to force gay marriage on people who do not believe in it. It is also an unnatural act because God created Adam and Eve, not Eve and Eve nor Adam and Steve.
There are people who would argue that there is nothing wrong with gay marriages. They would further argue and believe is that gays should have the same rights as a heterosexual marriage. There are some stereotypes and issues that gay couple faces some are: What makes them different from any other marriage, why (in some states that gay marriage is supported) their spouses do not have the same rights as those with a heterosexual marriage, and why society frown upon this issue. Over the years people have come to accept that there is not anything wrong with gay marriages. But there are some people who fight the idea that it should be legal.
He also presents a variety of shaky arguments with the general point that gay marriage does not and can’t have “the authority and majesty of the kinship system”(383). Since he sees gay marriage as entirely rooted in the relationship between two people, and he dismisses that as a minor part of the institution of marriage, he predicts this kind of marriage will disappear and will only be remembered with a laugh. This paper does not consider for a second that any marriage apart from one that fulfills these principles can be satisfying. There is a very strong implication that this is the proper form of marriage, and anything else is some sort of uninspiring deviancy. This is almost completely unsupported.
This implies that opposite sex marriage are allowed to marry and the same rights should extend to the gay and lesbian couples. Many believe that gays and lesbians are incapable of having an intimate relationship, don’t have mutual responsibility, and can’t raise children. Many believe that marriage has traditionally
The concept that marriage should only be between a man and a woman does not seem to have any logical defense. There are some people that think same-sex marriage should not be allowed because they and others voted against it, although many other states and countries allow it. Others think that gay couples inability to create is cause enough to prevent their marriage, although even if they did affect the rate of population growth they may very well prevent many problems involved with the environment. A third argument is that it would complicate laws involving marriage, even though marriage has been altered over the years and changing the definition would only involve changing a few words in laws.
The Loving vs. Virginia case was one popular discriminating case which denied rights because of the person’s preference of whom they wanted to marry. Without being married many are also denied marriage benefits that may include buying a home. Gays should have the ability to have all the civil rights as any other person. They should not be judged and discriminated against because of the person they choose to marry. It is not the choice of the government, but the right and choice of the people.