Same-Sex Marriage Essay, Research Paper
The 8th Amendment talks about freedom of speech and freedom of living life. It is not true for everyone to live his/her life by choice. When one ask someone, he/she will tell that they are in favor of equal rights for homosexuals. They will all say that gay should have equal access to government benefits and equal protection of the law, but if someone ask them about gay marriage, all this talk of equality stops. A lot of people still believe that homosexuality is about nothing but sex. I think that homosexuality is multidimensional, and is much more about love and affection than it is about sex. Usually, people think marriage is an institution between one man and one woman. Well, that is the most often heard argument. I think that if the straight community cannot show a compelling reason to deny the institution of marriage to gay people, it should not be denied.
The second argument about same-sex marriage is that same-sex couples are not good environments in which to raise children. Society allows murderers, convicted felons all sorts; even child molesters get married and bring children. Gay people are as capable of loving children as fully as anyone’s is.
Recently I have read the argument about immigration policy. Heterosexual persons have right to marry foreigners and live with their love one. If the person is homosexual, he can not marry same-sex partner from another country, no matter how long the couple has been together or how committed their relationship. It means that many same-sex national couples must live apart for long period of time, until the foreign partner finds some other way to the a green card.
A family may be described as a unit of interdependent and interacting persons, related together over time by strong social and emotional bonds. It is not time to support same-sex relationship in the same way opposite-sex relationship is supported by allowing the option of legal marriage