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“Allowing the Same-Sex to Get Married”

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 10:05 AM
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A wide variety of groups that reflect on gay rights and their popular opinions are truly consequential from these many assemblage. The only major nostalgia that homosexual’s yearn for is to have the same rights as heterosexuals, homosexuals want nothing more or nothing less. Homosexuals are a growing minority with nearly a million gays and lesbians’ identifying themselves as members of same-sex couples in the 2000 census. “Exception of that the gay population is much larger, since the census didn’t provide an opportunity for single homosexuals to identify their sexual orientation, and didn’t count gay couples who live apart (Mason 1).”

        There is indisputable explanation to why homosexuals should not have the same rights as heterosexuals. Our country disgraces itself when it “Accepts homosexuality as a sufficient cause for deprivation of normal civil rights (Nava, Dawidoff 144).” If a homosexual is United States citizen, they should receive the same rights as all other citizens, regardless of their sexual orientation.

            Marriage ceremonies are ever changing. “ More wives are now becoming equivalent rather than subordinate partners.” For exemplar interracial matrimony is now widely acknowledged and expected.” In addition, “marital failure itself, rather than the responsibility of one partner, may be grounds for a divorce (Stoddard 32).” With all of these changes would it not be accurate to say that legalizing and recognizing same-sex marriages is the next step?   From societal and religious conventions, marriage entails legally imposed financial responsibility and legally authorized financial benefits. “Matrimony provides automatic legal protections for the spouse, including medical visitation, succession of a deceased spouse’s property, as well as pension and other rights (Stoddard 41).”

          Same-sex couples do not want to get wedded to front it in homosexual couples faces, they just want to do it in general to be...

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