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The Right Of Marriage Equality Essay

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Your wedding day is one of a few days where you are the happiest you will ever be, so why is it okay to have gay marriage illegal? We live in a world today where only 54% of Country’s have legalized gay marriage, but why is the other 46% against it? Before 342 AD same sex couples were a loud to do whatever they pleased, in 342 AD the Christian emperors Constantius II and Constans demanded that all same sex couples were to be executed. Since then, the laws have changed significantly, but in majority of Country’s, people are being punished by not being able to marry the love of their life. People view gay marriage as unacceptable, preposterous, and horrendous, but those people are wrong. Men ...view middle of the document...

The reason why 46% of countries don’t allow gay marriage is because the people and the government are against it. The biggest reason why people are against it is because gay marriage is against their religion, and it is considered a deadly sin. The bible does say in Leviticus 18:22 “‘Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable” Which is understandable considering it is in the bible, but look at how many other things in the bible have been changed since it has been written. Additionally to that, it does not say anything about gay marriage being a sin in the Ten Commandments. Another argument that comes up a lot is: “same-sex parents should not be a loud to adopt a child” for reasons like: they cannot take care of them, they need a mother, the child will live a miserable life, etc. All of these reasons are wrong. Homosexuals have both a strong role of a male, but also has the tender and caring side of which a mother has, so technically that child is getting a two in one package. Also if they are living in an area that allows gay marriage, they are able to have a civil union or a domestic partnership, which...

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