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  • Legal Gay Marriage On The State Level
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    Gay Marriage In The News In the United States, there is social unrest regarding the government's denial of the right to marry for homosexuals. Plenty of conservatives are completely against gay marriage; and many of liberals are fighting for equal treatment. The neo-Christian politicians are using religious arguments to establish that homosexuality is an abomination. While this may be their belief system, this country was founded on religious freedom, where the people are allowed to worship how ...
  • Marriages Between Gay Couples
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    Mike M. Political Science 1 W 6 pm-9 pm Legalization of Same Sex Marriages The argument over the legalization of same sex marriages is rapidly becoming one of the most vigorously advocated reform subjects in recent law review. Being gay and loving someone is not illegal, but uniting that couple in a legal marriage is rejected by most of society in this country. Each state has had to deal with legal issues concerning same sex marriages to some extent. Most supporters of the ban on gay marriages b...
  • Gay Marriages
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    Gay Marriages Should Not Be Legalized. For millions of year marriages has been refer to as " a universal institution whereby men and women are joined in a special kind of dependence for the purpose of founding and maintaining a family". In today's society one has to wonder what is now considered to be normal, gay marriages should not be legalized. One reason why gay couples are fighting for their marriages to be legalized is because marriage offers real benefit on those who choose to participate...
  • Legalization Of Same Sex Marriages
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    Marry me! Gay and lesbian unions have been for a long time a subject that no one liked to discuss. For the last few decades, gays and 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 a...
  • Gay Marriages Being
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    Why are gay couples so commonly to seen in our communities today? The community today as compared to the older days accepts gay relations. Gay couples have become a major issue with our children. Children only repeat what they hear, see, and other habits from their role models. Gay couples are common, but now gay marriages have become an even bigger issue. Our society has let it become such a debate. Our children are the ones who are being subjected to these horrifying situations. Some argue tha...
  • Issue Of Gay Rights
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    Gay Rights Two men are walking down the street very peacefully until they decide to kiss one another right out in the open. Some people look upon this as weird and others look upon it in disgust. Some even get angry about it. Is there a problem with what these men just did? Should they be left alone or reprimanded for what they have done? The issue of gay rights is very cloudy in our great nation. Most of this is due to the problems with the issue, the reasons for controversy, and pros and cons ...
  • Legality Of Gay Marriage
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    There are a number of reasons opponents to gay marriage argue that it should not be legalized. First, certain religious interpretations maintain that gay marriage is sinful. Fortunately, our country is not a theocracy and public policy should not be based on any religion's values. If a person's religious convictions cause them to believe that gay marriage is wrong, that is personal to them, and that viewpoint should not be thrust onto others. Another argument against gay marriage is that it is s...
  • Movement For Gay Marriage
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    AFTER GAY MARRIAGE, what will become of marriage itself? Will same-sex matrimony extend marriage's stabilizing effects to homosexuals? Will gay marriage undermine family life? A lot is riding on the answers to these questions. But the media's reflexive labeling of doubts about gay marriage as homophobia has made it almost impossible to debate the social effects of this reform. Now with the Supreme Court's ringing affirmation of sexual liberty in Lawrence vs. Texas, that debate is unavoidable. Am...
  • People Against Gay Marriages
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    No one likes to be told what he or she can or cannot do. Parents do it to protect their children; bosses do it to direct people with their jobs. However, why are some people so focused and driven to control others they don't even know? People who oppose gay marriages fit into this category. People against gay marriages say that it is not natural to be a homosexual. Even by ignoring the biological belief that homosexuals are born with a different sexual orientation, this is still an absurd argume...
  • Gay Parenting And Marriage
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    "Gay Marriage and Parenting" Today in humanity, gay parenting and marriage has become publicly accepted by some and rejected by others. Many have come to believe this topic to be immoral and impossible. Society has also realized that the average family has developed into many different forms in the last few years. Gay families have developed and are perceived today that raising kids without both a Mom and Dad, deprives the child from being introduced to both worlds. The approach to this debated ...
  • Gay Marriages
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    Should gay marriage be legal? Gay marriage should be legal because as woman and man, all individuals have the same right in society; because same-sex couples can constitute a good based family; because it is just a way to make official a common union nowadays, even with the religious issue; because it is not related to polygamy; and because love matters and it does not differ in nature according to the sex of its object or the person who experiences it. The first reason why same sex marriage sho...
  • Band On Gay Marriages In Massachusetts
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    Part I: Throughout the contents of this paper, I will discuss the article dealing with the legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts by Richard Cohen. I will begin my discussion by analyzing the article and providing a brief summary of the factual information presented in the text. In addition, I will present my opinion on the article along with corresponding information regarding this particular issue. In turn, I will present my personal beliefs on this topic and support them with other ad...
  • Pro For Same Sex Marriages
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    Today is a time when what is right and what is wrong is overshadowed by what seems right and what seems wrong. Controversial issues deepen the difficulty for each one of us as we determine what we believe and why we believe it. As soon as we establish our foundation, the storms of others' opinions beat against the center of our foundations. The issue of gay marriage is one of the controversies that leaves our society searching for the answers. Traditionally marriage is the union of a man and a w...
  • Issue Of Gay Marriage
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    The Right to Unite Sam and Alex have been together for two years. Recently, they decided that they would like to buy a house together. This has not been an easy task as their lifestyle choice has caused them complications attaining a loan. Sam and Alex are of the same sex. If they were married, as they one day hope to be, getting a home loan would not be an issue. However, because they are gay, they are unable to legalize their relationship in 48 of the 50 states. The issue of gay marriage has b...
  • Benefit From The Legalization Of Gay Marriage
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    The title of my essay might indicate that I am one who would personally benefit from the legalization of gay marriage, but the topic of this debate has little or no direct relevance to my sexual orientation. The pending decision does, however, affect my lifestyle, as I am friends with several gay persons, as well as their partner, should they have one. In her essay, "Gay Marriage, an Oxymoron", conservative, homophobic Lisa Schiffren claims that the basis for society to have developed and suppor...
  • Morality Of Same Sex Marriage
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    The legalization of gay marriage is a topic that has been argued in our society for several years. This is also a theme that most people oppose because it is very hard to accept same sex marriage between couples. There are several debates without outcomes we have had over the past several years to seek the right for gay people to marry because it is very difficult to throw away all what that is called moral, virtual, tradition and the nature law of life to do whatever people like. As Scott Bidst...
  • Gay Marriage
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    "I would challenge our society as a whole to move beyond the 'why' and focus on the fact that gay people 'are' " Richard Tyler. Being gay in today's society is probably one of the most difficult things to face considering only approximately 10% of the world's population is gay, according to homosexual advocy groups. Although many more people are openly gay than previous years, their civil rights are not properly addressed. The legal issues concerning the establishment of gay rights in many count...
  • Same Sex Marriage
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    I agree with the author's article about how the increased tolerance of homosexuality is related to the weakening of marriage for a number of reasons. Courtship and dating has definitely become a thing of the past. In recent years "hooking up" and having sex with random women or men has become a very regular occurrence and is teaching some real bad lessons about love and marriage, and what real commitment is. Men these days go by the saying "why buy the cow, when you can get the milk for free", w...
  • New Definition Of Same Sex Marriages
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    Summaries of Articles on Same Sex Marriages Civics On June 17th, 2003, the Prime Minister of Canada made the announcement that the Federal Government was going to redefine marriage and allow same-sex unions in Canada. A legislation to legalize same-sex marriages, that also "protects the right of churches and religious organizations to sanctify marriage as they define it", is expected to be ready in a matter of weeks. After the legislation is referred to the Supreme Court, a "free vote" will occu...
  • Gay Marriage Advocates
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    If gay marriages are O.K., then what about polygamy? Or incest? The House of Representatives may have passed legislation last week opposing gay marriage, but the people will soon be trumped by the courts. In September the judges of the Hawaii Supreme Court are expected to legalize gay marriage. Once done there, gay marriage– like quickie Nevada divorces– will have to be recognized "under the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution' throughout the rest of the U.S. Gay marriag...

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