Persuasive Essay Against Same Sex Marriage

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When you think of the word marriage, most believe it is a union between a man and a woman. However, I see marriage as a vow of happiness between two people no matter what their sexuality is. Marriage is a human right, it should not be denied to any person. For years now gay marriage has been a big controversy with religion, children, and finally the traditional way of marriage. The hardest part of gay marriage deals with religion. Whenever one violates the moral order established by God they sin and “offend” God. And if you are a good Christian you should abide by it. If two people can be just as happy as a man and a woman why can’t they deserve the same right? Times are changing and the world is becoming more open to same-sex marriage, …show more content…
When same sex couples are allowed to marry, they will want to adopt children and start a family of their own. Right now same sex marriage is not exactly legalized everywhere. (Pruett 204) If same-sex civil marriage becomes common, most same-sex couples with children would be lesbian couples. This would mean that we would have yet more children being raised apart from fathers. Among other things, we know that fathers excel in reducing antisocial behavior and delinquency in boys and sexual activity in girls. I do not think that same-sex couples having children is a bad thing. Lesbian couples are capable of raising a child just like a hetero-sexual couple can, as well as two men. (MacCoby) although homosexual men are less likely to have children than lesbians, homosexual men are and will be raising children. There will be even more homosexual marriage civil marriage is legalized. These households deny children a mother. Among other things, mothers excel in providing children with emotional security and in reading the physical and emotional, cues of infants. With men of course raising a child will be challenging but it will be just as challenging as a hetero-sexual couple, a child needs love and guidance, the sex of the people that raise the child should not …show more content…
I believe if two people are genuinely in love the have a right to spend their life together as any other hetero-sexual couple. I think everyone deserves endless happiness in this world, we only have one chance at life why not live it how we please? Sexuality should not impair someone’s right to marry who they love. (News & world report 31) at various times in U.S. history, other minorities have been prevented from marrying: African-Americans, interracial marriage was also legally prohibited in various states until 1967. Therefore just like African-American marriage and interracial marriage was once a big issue in the world they overcame it and made it completely legal so I believe they should have the same results with same-sex marriage

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