Gay Marriage Should Not Be Legalized

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There is no right to tell someone who loves another person and wants to spend eternity with that person that they can not do so. Almost every person dreams of finding the love of their lives and marrying that person. The state governments believe that they can decide whether two men or women can take the vow to spend forever together away from the two, the misconception is understandable that the state is required to take other people’s beliefs into consideration but pursuit of happiness comes first. States and people need to come to the fact that it is their life and gays aren’t hurting anyone, this is supposed to be the land of freedom and equality, and the banning of gay marriage was not always around. Many Americans believe that gay marriage …show more content…
How is two men or women becoming married affecting anyone else 's life? People that argue against same sex marriage have no reason to worry about if a man and a man, or a woman and a woman want to marry. A personal relative of mine was dedicated to taking the step of marriage with her wife, and they drove all the way from Michigan to Indiana to get married for it was not legal in Michigan yet. The only argument anti gay marriage people have is that it’s wrong according to God. Well if it was so wrong according to God and he did not want it this way then why did he wire their brains to be attracted to the same sex? The answer is he loves all, just as it is said in the bible, “I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.” (Proverbs 8:17). Another opinion that the anti gay marriage people have is that if they cannot reproduce like God intended then it is wrong. If it is wrong for gays because they cannot reproduce then is it wrong for a sterile man and infertile woman to be married? The answer is to let gay people live their lives like the rest of us without bullying them, we have bigger worries than …show more content…
Same sex marriage was never legally wrong until 43 years ago, when Maryland banned same sex marriage in 1973. Before state prohibition, a clerk denied two men from the University of Minnesota a marriage license, “On May 18, 1970, two University of Minnesota students, Richard John 'Jack ' Baker and James Michael McConnell applied to Hennepin County District Court clerk Gerald Nelson for a marriage license. He denied the application, because the applicants both were men.” In the same case the court ruled based on its own opinion instead of written law, “The trial court was not impressed with the argument, agreeing with Nelson. The state Supreme Court agreed with the lower court.” Baker v. Nelson was the precedent to rule off future cases of gay marriage. The laws written against gay marriage were wrote because at the time it was looked down upon, not for the wellbeing of people. The only person who should decide what is an appropriate marriage is the two celebrating the marriage, not our

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