Argument Against Same Sex Marriage

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The legalization of same-sex marriage has been an ongoing debate for decades. According to the Gallup Poll (2015), views have increasingly become in favor towards gay marriage being valid or legal. In May of 2016 60% of voters felt same sex marriage should be legal. This means that there is still a large percentage of people who argue it should not be valid which causes a constant difference in opinions throughout the country. The Human Rights Campaign argues from the point of view that same sex marriage should be legal and valid. The arguments were persuasive through the use of facts and answers and reasoning to questions many people ask when arguing against the legalization of same sex marriage. Although the article was highly persuasive, it did often focus on how to support same-sex marriage, rather than why same sex marriage should be legal or valid. One of the strongest and most persuasive aspects of the article was the use of facts to give the reader more insight into the topic. If a reader does not have too much background information on why same sex marriage being legalized is an issue, they will find within the first couple …show more content…
While this is an extremely important topic, it takes away from the argument by putting more focus on where to go if you support same sex marriage. If an audience that doesn’t support same sex marriage was asked to read the article, they may find more information on where to go to support couples, rather than why it is so important to support same sex marriage. For example, toward the end of the article there is a section devoted to how someone can help a same sex family. This is extremely important, but it definitely takes away from where there could have been a very strong ending argument that really leaves the reader thinking about what their views

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