With so many differing opinions, one can understand why it's been so hard for the nation to come to agree on this issue. In an article titled "Witch Hunt in the Golden State", David N. Bass sheds light on on his opinion that same-sex marriage activists are using nonsensical methods of defending their case. According to the article, the US 9th Circuit of Appeals received a request from two homosexual couples that would force the campaigners againt gay marriage to make their private communications during the campaign available to the public. This, an attorney for the two homosexual couples believes, would make it apparent that the campaign against same sex marriage used an unfair method of invoking fear that both traditional marriage and society as a whole would collapse if gay marriage were allowed. On the other hand, attorneys for the advocates of traditional marriage believe that being forced to give out their internal communications during the Proposition 8 campaign would be an infringement on the freedom of speech and the unwritten rules of politics.
Since the beginning of time, Homo sapiens have discriminated against people with differences such as color of skin, religion, politics, and more. Over the years, society has changed to accept these differences, yet Americans still ostracize the gay community as if they were less than human. Currently one specific controversy comes to mind in consideration of gays, and that is gay marriage. The controversies surrounding gay marriage include the legal, religious, and philosophical problems that allowing gay marriage could cause. The United States currently does not recognize gay partnerships as legal marriages, and therefore when gay partners file for a tax refund both partners must mark single for the type of relationship.
He came here because it was the land of the free. If we discriminate against same-sex marriage and gays in overall we are not the true land of the free because they are not going to be able to love freely (Sullivan). Discriminating against same-sex marriage can hurt people. I conducted an interview with my brother which who is gay. I asked him questions about how long he’s kept this secret to himself, if he suffered from bullying, did this affect your family members, and do you ever want to get married some day.
Those supporting same-sex marriage state that marriage is nothing but a contract and prohibiting this right is unconstitutional and discriminatory. Same-sex marriage is a sacred, traditional bond between a man and a woman: Religious conservatives definitely believe that same-sex marriage is a moral disorder. Most believe that this can be nothing but sinful. Many religions believe that God established limits on human behavior which same-sex marriages would violate. These religious people often regard same- sex marriage as chosen, changeable, abnormal, unnatural behavior to which people can become addicted.
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