Same Sex Marriages? by Definition, It Cannot Exist Essay

867 Words Sep 27th, 1999 4 Pages
Same Sex Marriages? By Definition, It Cannot Exist

What is marriage? This word has different meanings for different people. To some marriage means a commitment between two people in holy matrimony, or religious marriage. To others it is just a legal contract between two people, or civil marriage. In actuality there is only one definition for a marriage.
According to Webster‘s Dictionary, a marriage is a state of living together as husband and wife joined in wedlock. Webster also identifies a husband as a man and a wife as a woman. Same sex marriages are morally and ethically wrong, and they are also impossible to occur (according to our modern language). Same sex marriages, even though inappropriate, can be solved without
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According to religious philosophy, single parenting is also an improper system for rising children. If someone else is jumping of a bridge, then why shouldn't everyone else. One improper task does not give permission for another. This is just another of many illogical points made by the supporters. The purpose of marriage is not only for companionship and personal and financial support. The purpose of marriage, ultimately, is for procreation, and gay couples cannot procreate. Same sex marriage supporters argue infertile couples and couples who use birth control methods to prevent conception are allowed to marry. As far as infertile couples are concerned, that is something beyond their control. They can not procreate because they have no choice.
Whereas homosexuals are able to procreate, with the opposite sex, but choose not to. In regard to birth control, it is also religiously inappropriate. The same thing applies here, as it did with the single parent issue. One improper task does not give permission for another. The supporters have an irrational belief that two wrongs do make a right, whereas they do not. What is the solution to all this nonsense? There are valid points made on the other side of this coin and there is a simple solution. Domestic
Partnerships, which are already in use in Denmark and Norway, is the answer, but it is not

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