Although there are many people say that banning same-sex marriage is an act of discrimination against homosexual couples, this paper shows some reasons why same-sex marriage should not be legalized.
I. Historical Background
According to the Bible, marriage is ordained by God to be between a man and a woman (Genesis 2:21-24; Matthew 19:4-6). But, same sex seems to have frequently married one another throughout the history. In fact, in some societies, marriages between same gender were officially recognized by the state.
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Hepatitis-C causes chronic liver disease, resulting in cirrhosis of the liver, liver failure, and liver cancer. It can be sexually transmitted through homosexual activity. The human papilloma virus causes venereal warts and has been linked to cervical cancer in women and anal and genital cancer in men. Venereal warts in the anal/rectal area are extremely difficult to detect. The cancer may appear decades after the initial infection. The virus, which is called hepatitis B virus (HBV), can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death. Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 people of all ages contract hepatitis B and close to 5,000 die of sickness caused by AIDS. MSM are at increased risk for hepatitis B. Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver that can cause cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer. The virus can lie dormant in the body for up to thirty years before flaring up. Although less so than with hepatitis A and B, MSM who engage in unsafe sexual practices remain at increased risk for contracting hepatitis