Same Sex Marriage

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  • Same Sex Marriage: The Arguments For Same-Sex Marriage

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    Professor: Class: Date: Same Sex Marriage The traditional definition of a marriage has always hinged on the view of a married couple as being composed of a man and a woman (Gerstmann 33). However, during the last three decades there has been a rise in the number of same sex marriages. This has led to heated debates that has made same sex marriages one of the most controversial topics facing the modern society. Despite the US supreme court ruling that the rights to same sex marriage is guaranteed by the

  • Same Sex And Marriage: The Benefits Of Same-Sex Marriage

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    opportunity you do, marry the person they love, but theres laws that don't allow same sex couples to marry. How happy do you think you would make gay married couples if you let them have the same benefits? They wouldnt fel so discriminated if they had the same rights as you! Try being a little more open minded and think about others. From the data ofGary Gates who is a demographer from the University of California, 19 % of same sex couples that were raising children in 2009 reported that an adopted child

  • 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

  • Same-Sex Marriage

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    Same-Sex Marriage The United States is known world wide for its civil rights and freedoms. Many Americans are appalled by the idea of same-sex marriages. What?s wrong with the idea of two people who care greatly for one another wanting to spend their lives together? The gay community is misunderstood because many straights are not willing to listen. These individuals would rather just be closed-minded in this situation and reticent to really think about what this means to the gay community and

  • Same Sex Marriage

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    Same-sex marriage has continuously been contradicted throughout our nation and so the arguments never seem to cease. Some argue the legality of same-sex marriage while others suggest that it compromises the sacredness of marriage. Various religious groups and their supporters in the U.S. tend to either support same-sex marriage or greatly oppose it, depending on their viewpoints and beliefs. Thus, the constant, bitter arguments between these parties. These two groups constantly argue over the validity

  • Same Sex Marriage

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    lesbians have come out and expressed their sexuality preferences. Many believe that same sex marriage should not be legalized because it's against the moral. It's against the definition of marriage, which is considered as the union of a man and a woman as a husband and wife. Same sex marriage should be legalized because the way society views the union of lesbian and gays can a change. Another reason why same sex marriage should be legalized is that children that are issued from a gay or lesbian couple

  • Same-Sex Marriage

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    legality of gay marriage is a hot topic for many reasons. Traditionally marriage has been known as a legal bond between a man and a woman. Times have changed since those days. More and more people are coming out of the closet everyday. There are more gay people today than there ever have been and that number is only increasing. Marriage is a way for two people to show their commitment towards each other, so it should not matter what their gender or sexual orientation is. Marriage is just one way

  • Same Sex Marriage

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    Many years ago one may have thought that marriage was just between a man and a woman but today that is not always the case. People of this era have now begun to exploring a new aspect of marriage, same sex marriage. Should two people of the same sex be allowed to marry? Throughout the years same sex couples have been pursuing the same rights as heterosexual couples. Since the 1970s homosexual couples have been trying climb this social ladder and gain their civil rights. They have been seeking

  • Same Sex Marriage

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    especially on the matter of same sex marriage. Another major issue that came about in this realm is the decision of gay and lesbian couples to raise families. There has been a great deal of controversy and history dealing with same sex couples and their rights. Firstly, to determine the exact number of same-sex couples in the US may be pretty difficult but there are estimates that stem from the 2000 census data, even though it fails to cover a large percent of same-sex couples (Linville et al, 2011)

  • Same-sex Marriage

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    While many people oppose same-sex marriage, there are really no valid reasons against it. If your daughter told you she wanted to marry another woman because she loved her and it would make her completely happy, would you oppose it? If you really think it through, you might find it's not as easy to answer the question as you thought. First let's look at some of the common reasons against same-sex marriage. One of the reasons someone might give against same-sex marriage is that it goes against