Bcom/275 Article Rebuttal Analysis

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| Article Rebuttal | BCOM/275 | | | 3/10/2013 | | Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the term marriage 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”. (2013) While this is known as the ‘norm’ it is not always the case anymore. In this day and age, the definition of marriage to many is changing. There are approximately nine states that view same sex marriage as being a legal union. Unfortunately when it comes to this controversial topic, religion plays an unnecessary role. In St. Paul Minnesota hundreds of people were at the Capitol to rally against legalizing same sex marriage. When the residents of Minnesota voted on a ban in the constitution last year, they opted for no. However, now that it is up for legalization they are rallying against. If same sex couples were given the right to marry, it would not affect the marriage directly of opposite sex. They would still hold the same rights, they would not be any less…show more content…
It does not imply man and woman or same sex, but what is important in a marriage. While the residents may not want to ban gay marriage, they do not want to legalize it either. If the general population were to look at legalizing same sex marriage without the religious aspect, I do believe that more individuals would accept it. References: marriage. 2013. In Merriam-Webster.com. Retrieved February 10, 2013, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hacker Tellier, S. (2013, March 7). Gay marriage has votes to clear Minn. house hurdle. . Retrieved from
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