Essay on Gay Marriage

620 Words Oct 20th, 2012 3 Pages
Alissa Mincey
September 24, 2012
EH 101
Jones
“The Case for (Gay) Marriage Response” - Blended Response
Gay marriage discussions are highly present in our society. Student writer, A.J. Chavez argues that not only should marriage occur between a man and a woman, but also the same sex. He articulates his thoughts on how if the same sex feels the same way a straight couple feels, and then it shouldn’t be a problem. However, our society uses religious views and traditional morals to restrain gay marriage. Apparently, we as a nation are indecisive on this issue today. The student writer states valid arguments and backs it up completely. In Chavez’s essay, he argues his point of view on gay civil unions. His argument begins with, “What
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In the article, others think that it should be up to the state’s decision on whether or not gay marriage should be present among that state. I completely agree it should be the decision of the people and their viewpoint on this case. Being a part of this nation, the United States we have rights and our rights are important in scenarios such as this. Being discriminated and not having the same rights as another person because of how we feel for the same sex shouldn’t be an issue in our society. If one feels that he or she wants to be with someone then what gives us the authority to break that apart. It is their life and they should live it how they choose to.
Primarily, Chavez states his argument and backs up his points for the legalization of gay marriage. His argument is conclusive because he is also a gay person who wants the same rights straight Americans get for marriage. If gay marriage is legalized, then equality for gays will finally be present. The legal, economic, and religious points of this article are stated and clarified to the gist. Being accepted as a gay will finally settle the discrimination and equality the gay community has been yearning for. Consequently, I agree with Chavez that gay marriage should be legal all over the United States because then gays will be able to have the same respect everyone should have in our

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