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The Rights Of Same Sex Marriage

- Imagine after years of searching you found that one person, your one true love, to spend the rest of your life with. Both of you are deeply in love with one another and want to celebrate your commitment by getting married and raising a family. Both of you go to get your marriage license only to be told by State officials that you do not qualify for one because you are both from the same sex. Unfortunately, this was the hardship that most same-sex couples in America faced every day for the past several decades....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Rights Same Sex Couples

- Up until recent time, Society generally associated heterosexuality as the utmost acceptable sexual orientation. As a result of this generalisation, those who identified themselves as Gay, Lesbian or bisexual experienced substantial amounts of marginalisation, oppression and/or discrimination, where in some cases it is still ongoing, especially for those in a same-sex relationship. As time progresses and social change continues, it is a question of whether or not same sex couples have greater rights today in contrast to previous generations....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriages And Relationships

- Same-Sex Marriages/Relationships Introduction Homosexuality is considered to be a sexual attraction between the members of the same gender. With the recent growth of homosexual relationships, this phenomenon is widely debated everywhere. As for this essay, it argues that that same-sex marriage should be supported as well as legalized due to the number of individual, social and moral challenges that are likely to lead to traumatic effects when disregarding the relationships of the abovementioned category of people....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Rights Of A Same Sex Marriage

- ... That may be true, but what do they say about polygamous and incestuous marriages(). People fear that this could happen with gay marriage. However this has already happened and society except editia the heterosexual committee 's. Turn on your tv and you can already see polygamous and men marrying five women at one time. What makes that right, you have to ask yourself that. Just because someone married to someone that is of the same sex does not mean they believe in or would act on this . Just because you are in the same sex marriage does not mean they are promiscuous or a polygamous....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... In this society we live in, it is well known that these individuals are not open about their sexual orientation due to the fears of discrimination, losing friends, and most importantly, losing a family member’s love because he or she is homosexual. Generally speaking, when it comes to family members on the behalf of same-sex marriage support, it can be severely challenging for these individuals to confess their hope of approval for same-sex marriage. These external forces can be specific challenges for any romantic relationship deviated from its familial norm....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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A Research Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Children will confuse about the foundation of family and have a misunderstanding of marriage (Nguyen). Marriage needs the protection of laws because society must be concerned about its own preservation and continuity into the next generation. Homosexual couples and their defenders had been fighting for legalizing same sex marriage for many years. Most of the time, supporters and defenders of gays or lesbians mentioned about liberty and equality in their articles. They often ask for human rights, but they forget human rights include children rights....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage

- As of June 26, 2015 the legalization of same sex marriage was passed in over 15 states in the United States of America. Same sex marriage was one of the biggest controversies known world wide due to religious beliefs, personal beliefs, and parental beliefs. Although many can argue why they disagree with same sex marriage, research and personal experience will show why same sex marriage is approved. The number one con of same sex marriage is of course religion. Some believe that if you date of the same sex then you will go to hell....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Not Acceptable

- Same Sex Marriage Is Not Acceptable On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court came to the conclusion that marriage is a right protected by the U.S. constitution in all 50 states. Prior to their decision, same sex marriage was legal in 37 states, including Washington D.C. Same sex marriage goes against what the bible says. I feel that homosexuality is unnatural and immoral. Gay marriage is incompatible with the beliefs of several Christian. Marriage is the joining of a man and a woman, who loves one another and wants to spend the rest of their lives together....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Stigma Of Same Sex Parenting

- By trying to compare the results from the aforementioned study, it weakens the confidence of it and is labeled as suspect science which relies heavily on a subjective set of participants. In spite of doing well (according to this study) many of these children experience a certain shame which can be linked to lower scores on a number of scales. Thus, there is in fact a “catch 22” to this study, which is that when children perform well it can be attributed to same-sex parenting and when they do not it is because of the stigma of same-sex parenting....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Couples

- Same sex couples today have greater rights than they did in previous generations Over the past few centuries in Australia gay and lesbian people have faced many challenges such as criminalisation and discrimination. Since 1948 when Australia signed the Declaration of Human Rights, social changes have allowed gay and lesbian rights to increase in contrast to previous generations. Power structures in society have excluded rights from same sex couples such as marriage, adoption and IVF rights that heterosexual couples possess....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, LGBT]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... In June of 2015, the church will have a national meeting where it is more than likely they will discuss gay marriage and perhaps decide on an official stance. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America is in a similar position; they also recently ended their ban on gay ordination ("Presbyterian Church Formally Approves Gay Marriage in Church Constitution”). However, there are still a lot of churches that are opposed to gay marriage and many reacted strongly to the recent advances of the Presbyterian Church....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Among issues that humanity is trying to deal with, same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is one controversial issue argued everywhere, and as our society evolves, what used to be considered as taboo years ago is just becoming normal subjects. People’s opinions about same-sex marriage have greatly changed with time, and the reality today is that its legalization is strongly supported by approximately 54 % of the population of the United States compared to 1996 which was approximately 24 % (Pew Research)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Gay marriage is the most controversial issue in American society. Although the issue of same sex marriage did not become popular until 1969 when protesters in New York launched the gay rights movement. In response, Christians in America have led movements against countless issues. These issues include: alcoholism, witchcraft, communism, and abortion, but homosexuality strikes a deep wound as it attacks the fundamental building blocks of a family. Throughout history, most societies and religions have viewed homosexuality with disdain or have completely forbidden it....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- The issue of same-sex marriage was an extremely controversial topic within Ireland. However, all controversy was put to rest when on May 28, 2015, the predominately Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Additionally, the issue divided the population of Ireland into to two corners those who were pro-family versus those who were pro-marriage. Pro-family citizens opposed the marriage equality referendum and the pro-marriage side supported it....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage

- Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage: The Impact Same-Sex Marriage a legal union of two individuals of the same gender. From the Freedom to Marry campaign to TV shows like Modern Family, the movement to legalize same-sex marriage in America has risen over the years and continues to spark controversy. On the show Modern Family, Mitchel and Cameron play two married, gay fathers who adopt and raise Lily, a Vietnamese orphan. Like most actual father, they both dote on their daughter, push her to succeed and provide her with a happy home....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Gay Sex And Same Sex Relationships

- “No wonder you are so stressed. Getting all that together sounds like a headache and half,” Stephanie said shaking her head then with a quizzical look on her face asked, “Now wait, isn’t Lily that the sister that was so anti-gay when you first came out?” Nodding her head Leah confirmed Stephanie had it correct, “I don’t know who took it the hardest, my mother or Lily. She is the oldest so she always felt like she was my mama. Keep in mind, when I came out I was in my second year of graduate school and had been out on my own for three years making my own money....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Touched

- Every time the topic of same sex marriage is touched, different opinions are brought up. It is a very controversial subject. Until a few weeks ago it was against the law to be married with someone whom you share the same sex with. Now that it’s legal will it be right to the eyes of many individuals in our surroundings. Perhaps not. What are future problems that we will be facing now that it is legal or which one will we not face. Comparing the norm many of us have grown up to and the changes that we will possibly undergo after a social change....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Justification For Same Sex Marriage

- ... The Debate over gay marriage will forever rage until it becomes legalized by legalizing gay marriage will create equality for all people in a relationship and defeat the injustice among homosexual couples. Others may say that gays and straight are different from one another but I argue that the only difference between homosexuals and heterosexuals is their sexual orientation. Nevertheless, as of yesterday the Supreme Court delivers tactics win to gay marriage. The Supreme Court on Monday let stand appeals court rulings allowing same - sex marriage in five states....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Fighting for Same Sex Marriage

- There was a pounding feeling in her head as she was carried out of the car. A tickling sensation in her forehead from the blood rushing down her face; it was a small injury that the paramedics easily cleaned up. She heard the cops say the man in the other vehicle was heavily intoxicated and has walked away unharmed. She looks around, but she cannot find who she is looking for. She knows she was not alone in that car and she stands up trying to find her wife. There are people urging her to sit back down unfamiliar with the internal injuries she might have, but as she witnesses a limp body being pulled out of the car she rushes towards it....   [tags: LGBT, Same Sex Marriage, Economy]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized

- As a country, we have seen many changes. A big change has been the legalization of same- sex marriage. 1.8% of males say they 're gay,and 1.5% of woman said they are lesbian according to a poll was taken in 2013 by the CDC. 60% of Americans are for same-sex marriage. But after a survey taken in February of 2015, 53% of Americans agree that marriage should be defined only as a union between one man and one woman. I believe that same-sex marriage should not be legalized. There are more cons than pros with same-sex marriage that it should just stay illegal....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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No Such Thing As A Same Sex Marriage

- There is no such thing as a same-sex marriage. In the beginning, God created Adam and Eve so it does not make sense that two men or two women are getting married. “The LORD God then built the rib that he had taken from the man into a woman. When he brought her to the man, the man said: “This one, at last, is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; This one shall be called ‘woman,’ for out of man this one has been taken.” That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife, and the two of them become one body (Gen....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Civil union]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Not A Crime

- Same-Sex Marriage Why is same-sex marriage a big conflict in today’s society. Why do people oppose it. The world may never know. For many years, there has been a lot of conflict regarding same-sex marriage. It was not until 2015 when same-sex marriage became legalized world-wide. Some states are still outraged with this Supreme Court decision. If the Supreme Court ruled this, then that means that it is harmless and not affecting the American people at all. In my opinion, same-sex marriage is not a crime....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Lesbian, LGBT]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Not A Crime

- ... I do not think that the situation is that deep, because making the caking was not affecting him. Before same-sex marriage was legalized in 2015, according to the Pew Research Centerpolls in 2001, 57% of Americans opposed same-sex marriage, while only 35% supported. Now, according to the polls, 55% support, while 39% oppose. As you see, the supporting percentage rate went up 20%, which is a lot for this topic. According Pew Research Center, the attitudes towards gay marriage have dramatically changed from 2000-until now....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage, LGBT]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Couple Marriage

- ... Homosexual couple has tried very hard to prove that they can raise the kid just as the same as everybody. Base of Medical Daily sources gay couple cannot have an unexpected pregnancy. It does not matter if it is adoption or surrogate parent methods; they plan it very carefully before making any drastic decision. The information on the Gay Marriage organization in June 2014, a collected data from University of Melbourne presents that children score higher than 6 percent compare to children under tradition parent on well-being and family cohesion....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Laws.

- Same-Sex Marriage Laws State administrations, voters, and more lately the courts have made sweeping modifications to laws defining whether marriage is restricted to relations between a woman and a man or is extended to same-sex individuals. The status of same-sex marriage has been a contentious issue for a long time, even though several states recognize it. In 1993, the Supreme Court in Hawaii articulated that it could not prohibit same-sex marriages without a convincing reason. Even though gay marriages never took place in Hawaii, the decision caught national attention and sparked the passing of Defense of Marriage Act in more than forty states....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- In this paper, I argue that same-sex marriage should be maintained legal in Florida. Furthermore, same-sex couples should have the ability to adopt children and have parenthood privileges. I argue that marriage is a civil right reflected in the United States Constitution and that the quality of parenting should not be determined according to sexual orientation. Same-sex marriage critics claim that SSM is against Christian religious beliefs and should be maintained as the union between a man and a woman....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- The debate surrounding same sex marriage, while becoming a widely recognized issue within the past couple years, is one that has a long history and varied opinions. This argument of allowing same sex couples to marry has taken on various aspects, some of them being equality, sanctity of the institution, children’s protection, as well as many other reasoning’s. While marriage equality began as almost non existent, due to 40 of the states having some sort of limit keeping marriage to opposite sex couples by late 2000, it has now developed into 35 states allowing same sex marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

- In my essay, the main central focus of this paper is homosexuals in having the right to marry. In my introductory paragraph I included my thesis that mentions all of my topics I will be discussing throughout my paper that includes the previous history of the ruling in gay marriage, what the current status is of today on this brand new law, opinions of people for same-sex marriage, the opinions of people against gay marriage, and lastly my conclusion where I talk about bits and pieces of my whole essay to summarize my thoughts and findings based on my research....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- ... It’s one of those events that people look back on later in life and remember the joy felt on that day. Not everybody has the opportunity to have that memory because the law does not allow it in all states. Throughout the course of a healthy marital relationship, there is continued companionship and positive support. These emotional experiences often lead to more significant levels of happiness and on average, lower levels of depression (Horn, Xu, Beam, Turkheimer, and Emery 35). These mental benefits can relate back to the economical benefits....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Debate Over Same Sex Marriage

- In the United States, the subject of same sex marriage has been a legal and cultural debate since the early 1970’s when the Supreme Court dismissed Baker v. Nelson one of only three cases brought by same sex couples against the state of Minnesota for denying them a marriage license. Over the next three years, various levels in the judicial system deny several other cases seeking validation for same sex marriages across the country. In 1996, President Bill Clinton signs the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as the union between a man and a woman thus restricting all legal protections and responsibilities to heterosexual couples....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

- ... There are even some officials being elected to lead in a “Gay Pride Parade”. At every event for gays, there are people protesting because they do not believe that certain types of people should be able to live the way they want to live. Just because there is something holding them back in their life, does not give them the right to try to take away from others that are struggling to live a happy life in peace. Homosexuals are not doing anything to us. Yes, we may see them out in public showing affection like the other millions of relationships doing so, but just turn your head towards the other direction....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Pro Same Sex Marriages

- Imagine not being able to marry the person you want to spend the rest of your life with because society doesn’t believe in who you are or who you choose to be with. Just think, of the scenario where you loved a person with all your heart, all your mind, all your soul, but society doesn’t believe that who you love, is “right”. Gay rights should be legalized for numerous reasons but the three most debated over is it will decrease the amount suicide rates of gay teens, its biological, and everyone should be treated equally no matter who they like and who they want to love. To being with, gay rights should be legalized because it will decrease the amount of suicide rates of gay teens and even a...   [tags: legal issues, same sex marriages]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- Same-Sex Marriage should be legalized Marriage is defined as the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law. It stems all the way back to biblical days when God created Adam and Eve, a perfect partnership of a man and women. While you receive a state issued Marriage license, marriage has been primarily controlled by the church and officiated by a Priest or Pastor. I find it hypocritical that Americans do not want God in schools or law making processes but use it as a scapegoat to ban same-sex marriages....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage]

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The Generation Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage. Shortly after Massachusetts, Connecticut signed a same-sex civil union bill. Also California officially legalized same-sex marriages on the year of 2008. During the year of 2009 Iowa, New Hampshire, and Vermont legalized same-sex marriage as well. On October 22, 2013, Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear became the first public gay couple to get married in Oklahoma, but the marriage was issued through a tribe and not the state. Jason and Darren are both members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Bill Clinton]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... While many focus on just the sex of the people, the real thing that they should really focus is the love and emotion between them. After the rapping, Mary Lambert comes in with a soulful hook, sing that in a lesbian view that she can 't change. The last few lines of the part, singing, "She keeps me warm," refers to her lover that love her so much, so she can 't change or anyone else. I think this part of the song really gives us the scene when gay people tries to change because of the disappointment or the lack of encouragement they get from the ones around them, but at the end, they realized that they can 't cause that 's just who they are....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... It demonstrates that the equal rights which LGBT people should get is as same as the equality of normal people now. In addition, before the laws is legal, the institution of marriage and the federal government did not admit the same-sex marriage. This made LGBT people could not register a marriage certificate, when they decided to be spouse. So, they did not get the rights of spouse that have in heterosexual spouses. As a consequence of this law is they can get the rights of spouse, it makes they can get well-being, and the rights of marriage as same as heterosexual couples from society....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage, Law]

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The Debate On Same Sex Marriage

- Same- Sex Marriage Legalization In society today there has been much controversy surrounding the debate on same-sex marriages and its legalization. The lesbian-gay-bisexual (LGB) community’s request for an amendment to the Marriage Act (1996) opened the door for the amplification of public ridicule and discrimination. The experience of discrimination during the struggle for the same rights and privileges as heterosexual couples caused continued stress for same –sex couples. Political campaigns were formed to oppose or support rights to civil marriage between same-sex couples ....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage, LGBT]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Also, same sex marriages have caused pressure on the governments of several countries and caused them to rethink their decisions about whether they should legalize it or not. An example would be in the United States where there was a struggle between the government and the citizens for many years where the citizens were arguing that same sex marriage should be legalized in all of the United States and not just some provinces. After arguments and protests occurred, the government was pressured into giving in to the requests of the people so that peace remains intact and issues settle down....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality, LGBT]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Though, religion is the foundation for all societies and cultures, these theologies have molded humankind’s perception on various issues. Additionally, countless of nations have been assembled because of these religious attributions, including the United States. However, as generations appear and vanish, religion is perceived differently, thus, the priorities of these religious doctrines commence to fluctuate tremendously. Regarding same sex marriage one can witness the vast distinctions between how this proposition is recognized today in comparison to older generations....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, United States]

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The Acceptance Of Same Sex Marriage

- The Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage The debate of same sex marriage has been controversial for centuries upon centuries. One of the reason for its high ranking importance is, the issues concerning basic human and moral rights being brought into perspective. Recently, gay marriage has been legalized and shown off with more pride than just the vibrant symbolization of their rainbow flag and marches in NYC. Blood, sweat and tears has gone into the process of the legalization of same-sex marriage and a blind eye should not be turned....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage, Law]

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The Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Windsor, 570 U.S. 12, that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (‘‘DOMA’’) was an unconstitutional ‘deprivation of the liberty of the person protected by the Fifth Amendment” (Tiemann, 2015). The ruling asserts that states were not mandated to force states to allow same-sex marriage; thus, the ability of a State to deny people to marry because of inexplicable occurrences that drew these people to being apart of the LGBT community. Since the legalization, the ruling has been controversial, which was overturned by the Supreme Court allowing everyone to marry who they wish....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, LGBT, Homosexuality]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- The issue of same sex marriage has been debated in many countries for a long period of time. Same-sex marriage is an important issue because it concerns basic moral and human rights. In today’s society many individuals have come out and expressed their sexuality. However there are still a large number of people who will not because of the high discrimination in today’s society. Is it our right to deny a right. Research has found that when asked about 75% of people will say, yes, gays deserve the same rights pertaining to housing, jobs, government benefits, equal law protection and public accommodation (APA)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage, LGBT]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Marriage

- On June 26th of this year, a historic ruling was made in the Supreme Court of the United States that would grant constitutional rights to same-sex marriages. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, one of the authors of the historic ruling, was quoted in his reaction to the voting; “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions....   [tags: Marriage, Polygamy, Polygyny, Same-sex marriage]

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Premarital Sex And Same Sex Marriages

- ... Many Americans have some type of spiritual belief even if they are not faithful believers in Christianity or devoted church members. A particular passage from the Bible that tells a person to avoid premarital sex is “…It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman. But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband (1 Corinthians 7:1-2 New International Version). Even though the bible has never changed data from the General Social Survey of US adults, shows that over the span of 50 years there was a 29 percent rise in the acceptance of premarital sex (Lucke, 2015)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Equal Rights for Same-Sex Couples

- Imagine being in love with someone, but never having the ability to make the relationship official. For many same-sex couples across the United States of America this is a reality. Even though great strides have been made in the advancement of gay rights, homosexual couples still face opposition from the Federal Government by being denied the right to a marriage. Same-sex marriages should be constitutionalized. While the Federal Government denies gay and lesbian couples the right to marry, there are some state governments which allow same-sex couples the right to domestic partnerships, civil unions, and marriages....   [tags: Same Sex Marriage Gay]

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Argument Against Same Sex Marriage

- In “A Defense of the ‘sterility objection’ to the New Natural Lawyers’ Argument Against Same sex marriage,” the new natural lawyers (NNL) argues that same sex marriage is imorally impermissible on the basic human good principles. The NNLs’ argument against same-sex marriage employs a number of concepts and principles that are rooted in their overarching moral theory. These principles strongly associated and advocate marriage as a means of procreation. In this paper, I will argue that this argument fails because marriage and procreation are not mutually exclusive to each other....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Illegal

- ... Others noted that their children gained a sense of stability. A third common response was that marriage allowed children to see their families as being validated by society and it provides them more security of their identities (Badgett, ABC Sydney Online, 2012). Legalizing same-sex marriage can actually encourage same-sex couples to adopt children from orphanages so that more children can have parenting and families. However, some people argue that civil unions and domestic partnerships should be enough....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Law, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage As Sin

- IV In conclusion, same-sex marriage as sin (homosexuality) has the same characteristics of rebellion as other sins. All are spiritually deadly. Singling out homosexuality for criticism as something worse than lying, murder, theft, fornication, adultery, or whatever, makes little sense. After saying this, however, same-sex marriage does point to a special development in human culture. Except for one other short-lived cultural example, I have found no other Western incidents of same-sex marriage as an established legal relationship....   [tags: Logic, Truth, Culture, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage And Divorce

- ... However, if the husband cheats on his wife that is considered to be normal and if it becomes a problem for the wife then she must go talk to the elders. The one student mentioned that the elders will likely tell her that she should not worry about it because taking care of the children is more important. In addition, keeping the balance of family dynamic is relied more heavily on the woman, while the husband is depended on to bring in the income. Furthermore, same sex marriages are illegal in the Gambia....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Divorce, Wedding]

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The State Of Mississippi Is Same Sex Marriage

- In today’s world, there are several public policy issues. These policy issues are varied in nature. Such topics as abortion, education, and other social reform issues tend to have varied opinions which often lead to controversy. An individual’s personal beliefs generally are shaped by such things as religion, culture, and ethnicity. The aforementioned are all key components and play a vital part in deciding one’s feeling on a given issue. Many public issues vary from culture to culture, and even from state to state at times....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Argument For And Against Same Sex Marriage

- ... Gallagher also believes that same-sex marriage is “the central marriage debate” and if it is allowed, “we will lose the central meaning of marriage.” (Gallagher 264) Isn’t the ‘central meaning of marriage’ based on one’s opinion. The meaning of marriage varies from one couple to another depending on their specific views and beliefs. Also, how will same-sex marriage change the meaning of marriage. This is something Gallagher never even clearly argues in her discussion. I do not believe that same sex marriage will alter the meaning of marriage, at all....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Reoccurring Issue

- Same-sex Marriage Reformation in Australia The issue regarding same-sex marriage recognition is a reoccurring issue that the Australian government, media, and public have discussed for multiple decades. In the past decade however, the general public and media has become more aware and supportive of the LGBT+ (lesbian gay bi trans) community. The issue often enters the House of Representatives and the Senate, but they are quick to be rejected. There have, however, been some amendments to the law to become more inclusive....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Social Problem

- There are 5.2 million to 9.5 million U.S. adult citizens that identify themselves as LGBT (Lesbian, Gay. Bisexual, and Transgender). Roughly 3.6 percent of women aged between 18 and older identify as LGBT, as well as 3.3 percent of men. “As many as 2 million to 3.7 million U.S. children under age 18 may have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender parent, and about 200,000 are being raised by same-sex couples” (Gates 67). Same-sex marriage is being passed globally. It is acceptable in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Brazil, France, Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, and Uruguay....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Defining The Boundaries Of Same Sex Marriage

- Defining the Boundaries of Same Sex Marriage Why is it taking so long to legalize same sex marriage throughout the whole United States. Over the course of years, the concept of traditional marriage has changed. Gay marriage, otherwise known as same sex marriage, has been a long debated issue in the United States. Marriage is a social, legal, or religious ceremony that brings two people together to form a family bond in which they are granted marital rights, benefits, and responsibilities. It is a civil right that all Americans equally share; therefore, there is nothing wrong with giving homosexuals the same equal rights and benefits as heterosexuals....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Law]

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Same Sex Marriage Is The United States

- Marriage is defined as “the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law” (Merriam-Webster). This is what many people today would see as the normal typical marriage. But many people tend to ignore that there are other types of marriages as well; an example of this would be same sex marriage. Same sex marriage is the union of two people of the same gender and it is only allowed in some jurisdictions....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Argument For Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

- In the country of the United States of America of the great, brave and freedom to people that all lying to the people. The argument for legalizing same sex marriage is one of the biggest problems of the United States. Some states, like California, argue incessantly about it; they pass and repeal the same bills and laws dozens of times before anything gets done. In other countries, Canada for example, it is a legal place for gays. Not allowing same sex marriage is a violation of constitutional law (Gannon)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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A Research Study On Same Sex Marriage

- ... One of the major theoretical perspectives that I used on this is symbolic interactionism. I liked this quote from the article by the Georgetown Law “In addition, as long as same-sex marriage remains a political hot-button issue, gay couples will be the subjects of much greater social visibility than their numbers would suggest. That cultural overexposure, ironically, will enhance the extent to which norms with a stronger association to same-sex than to different sex partners will become more widespread....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Not Be Ostracized

- ... Some of the candidates have acknowledged that it is in effect now, but some go as far as to wanting to repeal and hope those who are anti-gay marriage will challenge the new standing law. “While I strongly disagree with the Supreme Court’s decision, their ruling is now the law of the land,” said Republican candidate Ben Carson ("Ben Carson: Same-Sex Marriage ‘Is Now The Law Of The Land’."). He has expressed his great distaste in the legalization for gay marriage. Nevertheless, he does understand that is now a nationwide law so therefore it will go into effect....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Heterosexism]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Controversial Topic

- Same-sex marriage has been a controversial topic in the United States. Different opinions are heard everyday but will it ever come to an agreement. It is a difficult question to answer. Today, I will share with you my thoughts or reactions on same sex-marriage based on the readings of provided in chapter five. Jeff Jordan, one of the many people that disapproves of same-sex marriage states that, “there are situations in which it is morally permissible to discriminate against homosexuals because of their homosexuality” (Jordan 237)....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- ... The increase in some same-sex couples increases due to social acceptance. Additionally, increased awareness leads to more couple opening up about their relationship (Gaspard and Müller, 2013). Same-sex marriage bills Canada passed the marriage bill in the summer of 2005 thus legalizing same-sex marriages (Overby et al., 2011). Canada became the third country to legalize same-sex marriage. However, there were demonstrations and several court cases to reject the bill. However, there are several reasons why Canada embraced the practice of same sex marriages (Farmer, 2015)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legal?

- There exist a plethora of moral dilemmas that challenge our society today. One of the most heated is the debate on same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage. The question is simple, is same-sex marriage morally permissible. At first glance the question seems quite easy, simplistic, or even elementary. However, there is actually a lot at stake within the question. It is not simply a question of should same-sex marriage be legal, but rather, is it moral. I will present the views on this dilemma from two different philosophers, John Stuart Mill and Aristotle....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Ethics]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- People of the same sex should be married because homosexual couples have fundamental rights as heterosexual couples. What is the good and bad that we can expect from the same-sex marriage ruling. The same-sex ruling has become controversial because many clerks and judges do not want to issue marriage license because it goes against their religious beliefs. The Same-Sex Marriage debate finally came to an end on June 26, 2015. This debate has been controversial for many years on whether or not people should marry someone of the same sex....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... So just because a church may not agree with Same-sex relationship doesn’t mean that they don’t want to live in peace with everybody. Which would be somewhat of a utilitarian view because we are doing the greater good which is getting along with one another, for society. The argument that same sex should not be legal stems back to the United States being a somewhat Christian society and wanting to uphold that marriage should be between a man the reason is because “Marriage is for Procreation- They reason that because two people of the same sex cannot procreate that they should not be allowed to marry....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- There are an estimated three million same-sex adults who have raised a child, and nearly six million American children have an LGBT parent (Gates 2013). However, some people are concerned about how this new form of the family may affect the children of these relationships. Many sociologists and psychologists have taken a stand on this immensely debated topic. Numerous studies have been conducted by social scientists over the past fifty years to show if children raised by same-sex parents are negatively affected by their parents’ sexuality....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same sex marriage has been always a controversial topic. In the past centuries it used to be considered as a crime. People would be killed even if they were discovered having relations with someone of their same sex. However, in the last years people have tended to turn more liberals and less conservatives. In addition, there have been many modifications to the laws around the world in order to permit same sex marriage in some countries. In the other hand, those human beings are just showing their love, and for some of them is not even their fault been homosexual....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... Why would same-sex couples not want their children to legally have two parents. Same-sex marriages should not have the health benefits of a traditional family. They do not create family but create an environment for incapability to produce offspring. Even though same-sex couples have many ways to produce offspring in today’s world, it is still not a healthy way to go through getting a child. Since same-sex marriages have to go through such a long, hard process to have children and the child is usually still not biologically one parent’s child, they should not be considered a true marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- In recent years, issues such as abortion, legalizing marijuana, immigration and same-sex marriage have been widely debated. Specifically, same-sex marriage has been at the center of countless debates among politicians, ordinary citizens, and religious leaders. To clarify, same-sex marriage is between either two males or females. Individuals either oppose or support the legalization of same-sex marriage for both personal beliefs and laws currently in place. Those who oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage, consider marriage a sacred union between a man and a woman not between the same gender....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... They are qualities that do not discriminate on account of gender… Love and commitment can exist between a man and a woman and it can and does between men and women.” There’s countless amounts of forces that led to the Supreme Court’s decision such as: tenacious leaders and litigators, coalitions of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender organizations, straight allies, elected officials, celebrities, and hundred of thousands of of individual couples and families. Philanthropy, the funders that joined the civil marriage collaborative, played a critical role in helping the same-sex marriage law pass....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- Gay marriage is one of the most controversial, sensitive topics that have been discussed around the world. Almost overnight same-sex marriage became a major national issue, pitting religious and social controversies against gay rights advocates and their allies (Masci). Although the debate for same sex marriage became noticeably public in the late twentieth century it was not until 1993 during a Hawaiian case that the issue became national news. Although many people are against the legalization of same sex marriage, same sex marriage should be legalized in all fifty two states in the USA because of the many legal issues for same-sex couples and the impact it will have on current and future g...   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... Twenty countries have approved the freedom to marry for same-sex couples nationwide, while Mexico allows the freedom to marry regionally and has court-directed provisions enabling same-sex couples to share in the freedom to marry (Innis, 2015). In Slovenia, Parliament approved a marriage bill in March 2015 and is headed to the president 's desk. Many other countries provide some protections for such couples. As more and more countries and parts of the United States win the freedom to marry, we see that families are helped, and communities and countries made stronger, by protecting all loving committed couples (Reference)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Couples Should Be Legal

- Every kid believes that a man and women should be together because that’s how they were raised. That’s the same thing I thought when I was a kid until my cousin started dating a woman. I was excited because I wasn’t the only lesbian in the family. I was so relieved that I told her about me liking girls and she completely understood me and didn’t judge me like some people would. She gave me advice on telling my parents, but when I built up the courage to do it, they disowned my cousin for liking the same-sex....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Arguments Against Same Sex Marriage

- ... While the primary reason individuals in the US appear to get wedded is out of love, it is in no way, shape or form the main reason. There are individuals who wedded for cash, non-sexual fellowship, and even medical coverage; do these reasons likewise debilitate the organization of marriage. Besides, we need to take a gander at marriage verifiably. For a long time a wife was viewed as the property of her spouse. For eras, regal families would wed their youngsters off for political reasons; even "lower class" families would wed their little girls off to well off and/or effective families with the goal that they may profit....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-sex marriage or “gay” marriage is described as a relationship between two people of the same gender. Marriage should be between two people who love each other; it should have nothing to do with gender. In most states, married couples are treated differently than a non- married couple, which goes for gay couples as well. In some states, same-sex marriage is illegal. Those who don’t support same sex marriage, whether it be because of harbored hostility or their traditional views, are more accepting of a legislative decision over a judicial decision (Dry, p....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... He had volunteered quite frequently for the church and the community. For the congregation to go against him like that is not Christian at all. There was such an uproar over this situation that it drove the pastor away from the church. She was overwhelmed with joy to be asked to wed the two men, but the congregation got out of hand and began to face her with threats. People would show up to her house at night while her children were home and blatantly yelled at her for following through with the ceremony in front of her children....   [tags: Homosexuality, Marriage, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- How is it that today over 32 states have legalized same sex marriage, whereas only 18 states have a marriage ban through either state laws and or constitutional amendments. Marriage equality is something that the United States has had to deal with for a very long time, and it is something that is highly debated between peers. There are many who would try to persuade you that this is okay and that marriage equality should be allowed for all. I am here to argue against this and to provide to you thoughtful information as to why this is not the case, and that same sex marriage is and always has been wrong....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Debate Over Same Sex Marriage

- Symbolic Interaction is an important sociological theory defined by the influence of symbolism on social interaction. It’s an idea that is expressed often in debates over same-sex marriage. Marriage itself is a symbol and also carries a lot of symbolism to a wide range of people. Marriage means one thing to many people of certain religions groups and another to a lot of same-sex couples. Also, the legalization of something that was once taboo means different things to different people. Within many Christian religions, a marriage is a union that is believed to be exclusive to one man and one woman....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Religion]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- ... In Iran, a place where homosexuality is punishable by death, they describe homosexuality as “an illness that should be cured”. A man who was the executive director of Camfaide, Lembembe was one of Cameroon’s most prominent, outspoken gay rights activists who was openly gay which resulted in him being tortured, his neck and feet were broken, his body was burnt with an iron and he was then murdered. Men who are perceived to be gay are arrested, sometimes only after suspicions. Some men are forced to undergo rectal examinations and tortured into confessing their homosexuality....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, LGBT]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same Sex Marriage Same sex marriage may be a topic that a lot of individuals in the world have had their own opinions and considerations on. Since, America has a large population, individuals see homosexuals to be abnormal. To have the legal right to marry the same sex has been a fight for a lot of homosexual people within the United States, because it is currently legal in thirty seven states and illegal in seven states and in review in a half - dozen. It has not been a straightforward method for gays actually love simply because of their identical sex and to express that love by marriage....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Same-sex marriage legalization is controversial. In 1924 the fight for same-sex marriage and equality began with The Society for Human Rights in Chicago. The society for Human Rights is the earliest documented organization. (Infoplease.com The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline). At the turn of the recent millennium this issue became more important in our society. It has been 90 years of fighting for same-sex marriage. This issue not only exists within the United States but throughout the world....   [tags: Homosexuality, Marriage, Same-sex marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

- Should Same-Sex Marriage be Legalized. What is marriage. Is it a form of religious union which serves the purpose of glorifying God. Is it a form civil union. Is it merely a legal contract. Is it a commitment to love another human being. Is it an arrangement made between two people for the sake of convenience. Is it a union made between two people in order to join two families for the sake of strengthening and/or enlarging their kingdoms. The answer one would get depends on who they asked and in which century they asked....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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