Essay about How My View on Gay Marriage Changed

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“How My View on Gay Marriage Changed”

At the time, gay marriage is a steaming hot topic of discussion in the United States. The right of marriage between man and man or woman and woman is one of the most controversial debates in the history of America. On several locations around the globe, fore an example in europe, gay marriage is a legal act. But should homosexuals have the same rights as “normal” people when it comes to marriage? A lot of different reasons why gays should not be able to get married, have occurred in this discussion. Also people around the States walk the streets, demonstrating pro and con due to the proposal of a law letting gays get married.

One of the reasons why homosexuals should not have the right to get
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“Cardinal Timothy M Dolan of New York, in television interviews, says Roman Catholic Church could be more welcoming of gay men and lesbians, even if it opposes same-sex marriage; Dolan stresses church's teaching that marriage is between one man and one woman should not be reduced to attack on gay people.” - http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/s/same_sex_marriage/index.html

So if Cardinal Timothy M Dolan is too controversial to the main religious man and woman, maybe secular weddings could be the way to go. City hall og Las Vegas are both places that hands out wadding certificates. Maybe the gays could go there to get married.

“America is a Secular State” - http://www.arguingequality.org/chapter8.htm

Processing over 300 wedding ceremonies each and every day, Las Vegas is one concentrated center of marriages. In Las Vegas many of the weddings are phony, and you may have them made official by authorities, but the Vegas example, is just an example. The conclusion must be that homosexuals should, according to the law, have the exact same rights of marring as everybody else. But up to each church it should be their choice about letting gays marry in their chapel.
The city hall and other secular locations should be available for gays to get married in/on.

“After receiving your Marriage License, your ceremony must be performed by a marriage official. A Marriage

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