The Case Against The Legalization Of Gay Marriage

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Marriage is most commonly known as the legally or formally joined union of two people as partners in a relationship. One of the common arguments against the sanction of same-sex marriage is the fact that most people believe marriage should only be practiced between a man and a woman. In my opinion, the only requirement that should be present for marriage would be love. A same-sex couple is as perfectly capable of being in love as a heterosexual couple. If a non-heterosexual couple believes to the fullest extent that they are in love and wish to legally wed, then they should be allowed to celebrate the same way heterosexual couples commonly would. For many people, finding a partner to marry is considered one of the most important milestones …show more content…
More children would be able to have the chance to be raised in stable homes instead of being forced to move around throughout foster care. In the United States, roughly 100,000 children are currently waiting to be adopted. If same-sex marriage were legalized, it would break down the barriers some gay couples must fight through to adopt children. It is more beneficial for a child to be raised in a loving, same-sex parent household rather than an abusive heterosexual parent household. As long as these children are raised in healthy, nurturing environments, it should not matter what sex their adoptive parents are. Many children who grow up in foster care do not receive the proper amount of love and attention they deserve, and same-sex couples make perfectly capable parents, according to a study done in June of 2010 by …show more content…
Research has shown that the majority of Americans have begun to support non-heterosexual marriage. Since the attitudes on this issue have shifted towards a more positive note, more states are sanctioning the legalization of same-sex marriage. In 1967, interracial marriage was deemed legal in all states due to the ruling of a Supreme Court case. (Should Gay Marriage be Legal?) If America progressed towards the legal ruling of interracial marriage, I believe that it is only a matter of time until same-sex marriage becomes legal as

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