Same Sex Marriage Is A Step Toward Improving American Society

1860 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 8 Pages
In June 2015, same-sex marriage was legalized throughout the Unites States. Many people celebrated outside the White House and around the nation. President Obama thought that legalizing same-sex marriage is a step toward improving American society. However, many people including most Christians disagree with this act. Is legalizing gay marriage a betterment to the society or is it hurting our nation? Homosexuality and legalizing same-sex marriage are topics that are discussed and debated worldwide. Many people believe that gays and lesbians should have the same rights as everyone else; however, stopping gay marriage is a step toward what God intended and the strengthening of a culture of marriage that brings children, love, husband, and wife together (Gallagher 94).
Marriage was first defined and made by God in the garden of Eden. God describes marriage to be a relationship that is between one man and one woman. This lifelong sexual relationship is made to bring children into the world and to be an example of love and family. The relationship between a husband and a wife should mirror the love that God has for His Church ("Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?”).
Marriage is viewed as a very important part of life and culture. The Supreme Court even noted in 1978 that marriage is "of fundamental importance to all individuals" and "the most important relation in life” (Rich and Wagner). Marriage is meant to bring children, love, sex, fathers, and mothers together in one relationship…

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