Laws were created to limit and contain harm to others, and keep order throughout the country. The law against polygamy provides none of these; it is merely the choice of numerous people wanting to marry. The government does not decide who we are to marry, this would be considered a violation of our rights. Therefore why is it acceptable for the government to determine the number of people in a marriage? The law against polygamy is a law based on morals.
Therefore, between two male homosexuals, there can be a father and a mother. Bennett, fails to conviceus as to why we should not allow same sex marriages, because he does not state facts but only his own views. Furthermore, marriage is a bond between two people who love and cherish each other. Not only a man and a woman have the ablility to do that, but alsosame sex unions have the ability to accomplish the standards of a successful marriage. Both man and woman have equal rights and the rights of the other party cannot be limited because it defies the “traditional” meaning of marriage.
Their sexual orientation does not dictate the kind of person they are. What they do to others does. Most gays and lesbians are not in the streets trying to tell other people that the religious groups are the bad people, they just want to be left alone. In times of war among countries the enemy has an agenda and the opposing side will harm who they must to protect their own, yet this is not war. Homosexuals are not hurting anyone by being homosexual, so why such hostility?
This is coupled with a total neglect of the other end of the spectrum, the evaluation of the positives of heterosexual relationships in marriage. Meeks and Stein would have us believe that all things being equal, the dynamic of same-sex marriage has no negative influence on the family values and society. They even go so far as to assert that gays and lesbians are more likely to strengthen the traditional family values. Missing in this article are discussions and analysis of traditional family values of the heterosexual
just as we do but different sexual orientation. To me, I don’t care if you a Homosexual, as long as you’re comfortable with your sexuality, that’s fine with me. Also that’s just being very Page 2 judgmental. If I was president, would make Homosexual marriage legal because they have a right to love and to care just like we do. 3.
Jessica Rasdall Gay Marriage SHOULD be a legal The Declaration of Independence states that are man are created equal and are given certain unalienable rights. These rights include Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. If this is so, why can’t people marry whoever they want to marry? Even though I’m not gay, I feel it is wrong to not allow gays to marry and if I was in congress I would pass a bill that made gay marriage legal in all states. If a person is deeply in love with a person of the same sex they shouldn’t have to worry about if the government will let them get married or not and I have many reason as to how the government is violating peoples right’s.
Just because someone is gay should not stop them from serving. However, some people may be uncomfortable knowing that someone is a homosexual, therefore the current policy protects both sides. As mentioned earlier, there should be some restrictions for women in the military, like on submarines for example. With homosexuals in the navy, it should be fine as long as they understand the policy, or they risk the integrity of their unit. This is a challenge for both officers and enlisted, but more importantly, for the officers.
With DNA analysis, the genetic factors could determine eye colour and hair colour. This reading, in a sense, is a way for society to cure homosexuality because, if the prof was there that your child would be gay, would you really choose to keep him/her? No. you would most likely abort it. This is not even the beginning of a cure of homosexuality, as all persons are made and accepted equally in the image of god, and aborting a child who shows proof of being gay, is not allowing to be equally accepted.
The marriage is also about the rights of homosexual to choose the type of family and home life they desire, to have their family status validates. While common-law status confers the same-sex marriage partners and opposite sex marriage partner, it doesn’t provide all the financial and legal benefits, protection and obligations of opposite-sex marriage. Common-law marriage would have only established a separate but equal status for homosexual and the alternative family forms do not have the symbolic status of marriage. Symbolic status is important because social discrimination can translate into economic discrimination, which is part of the economic structural processes that shape a movement’s struggle and eventually lead to a social change, legalization of same-sex