LGBT Civil Rights

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LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS In the recent years things have became widely accepted across this country and being homosexual is one of them. Now in the past it was looked down upon always and is still looked down by some people today. Though this has changed vastly with more people accepting people as who they are then just based of their sexuality. That is why I support the decision of legalizing gay marriage in our country. Our country is based on Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, by passing this law it shows the essence of that quote.
MY OPINION OF THE MATTER My opinion is that I completely agree and support the decision. Though I am not homosexual I have plenty of friends that are. No matter their sexuality they are still my friends
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The good that came out of it was that it gave the LGBT community strength. Also people in certain states that didn't allow gay marriage were able to get married and not be doing anything illegal and would be able to stay home. Also it gave a new light in the acceptance of gay people, made them feel more accepted, more free in a country that should have allowed it in the first place. Though even with the passed bill that legalized gay marriage it has been hard for those of the LGBT community to get married in certain states. The reason for that is that ministers and court systems of that state fail to recognize their marriage because, they don't agree with it. The is ridiculous in the fact that they only reason they won't let them get married is that they are gay nothing else. Also certain businesses have discriminated against gay people like they did back in the 50s' and 60s' to black people during the Civil Rights movement. Certain businesses like back then won't allow them entrance or not service them. Also when they would like to get married certain venues won't let them use their services because, they don't agree with it and see it as a bad move for business. They think that because, if they have a gay wedding they will lose heterosexual marriage business. For the reason being that some people don't agree with it they won't do business with them anymore. This is total discrimination like back during the Civil Rights movement except it is over

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