What would you think if one of your parents wants to marry someone that’s the same gender as them? Same-sex couples are people too and they have the right to marry even if they are the same gender. They’re several reasons why homosexuals feel strongly about wanting to be legally married. Gay marriage should be legalized in all states and countries, it has been held off for too long. “America’s lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender citizens contribute to serve in our military, and is apart of our nation” (Takano 2).
There are 1,049 benefits, rights and privileges offered through legal marriage in the United States. A same-sex couple is prevented from legally marrying, they’re being denied these rights and the equal protection of the law. They are not letting anyone marry the same gender as their own, the law is you will be treated equal and get the same rights as everyone else. We live in a tolerant world and minorities need to be protected, they are the most susceptible to being discriminated against even from a legal point of view.
“Court did not announce whether states that decide not to recognize same-sex marriage” (Takano 1). …show more content…
In May 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. They argue that allowing homosexual couples to marry will destroy the Sanctity of Marriage because there will be different kind of couples out there and they all think that it is wrong to marry someone the same gender as you. On the contrary eliminating those remaining unconstitutional barriers to marriage further enhances the institution. With the ruling we got today we may have to continue to fight some of those battles in court, because there are going to be some people that are wanting everyone to fight about gay marriage, then they’re going to be people that are not going to want anyone fighting for the rights for gay