No Restrictions On Love Essay

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After the controversy of how Michael Sam’s football carrier will be affected because he came out about being gay, Dale Hansen responded with a commentary expressing, “You beat a woman and drag her down a flight of stairs, pulling her hair out by her roots? You are the fourth guy taken in the NFL draft. You kill people while driving drunk? That guy is welcome. Players accused of rape and pay the woman to go away? You lie to police trying to cover up a murder? We are comfortable with that. You love another man? Well, now you have gone too far!” This quote assists in comprehending the view people have of gay people. The thought of having a gay person on a football team bothers people more than ...view middle of the document...

” Being gay is not a choice. A person may find out they are gay at a random time, but it was always there, they just did not realize it. Many who are gay wish they were not because of how hurtful people are towards them. Being gay should not be a burden. Not only are people born this way, but born with the right to be who they want to be without judgment.
More people should accept gay marriage because it has positive effects on society. Firstly, Gay marriage legalization can be correlated to lower divorce rates. According to statistics, “Massachusetts, which is the 1st state to legalize gay marriage in 2004, had a 21% decline in divorce between 2003 and 2008. Alaska, which still has not legalized gay marriage, had a 17.2% increase in its divorce rate (balancedpolitics.org). The divorce rate in Massachusetts, which legalized gay marriage, has a lower divorce rate than the state that has not legalized gay marriage. This helps prove that the legalization of gay marriage will not affect divorce rates in any negative way. This could be because people are actually marrying who they love instead of trying to hide who they truly are by marrying someone who they do not love. . Furthermore, same sex marriage should be legalized because it can cause the number of child adoptions to increase. According to Joe Messerli, a same sex marriage may fuel the desire for the family (balancedpolitics.org). There are abandoned kids all around the world in need of a family and home. Gay couples cannot produce kids naturally, which can lead to the decision of adopting. The number of kids that can be put into homes every year can increase drastically if the world was more accepting toward homosexuals. These people should not be limited to love who they love if only positivity comes with it.
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