Essay The Issue With Same Sex Marriage

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The Issue with Same Sex Marriage
For the last decade, there have been a conflict of concerns regarding if homosexuals have the right to same sex marriage. To maintain the level of the definition of marriage we must first look at the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA), in which it states that marriage is defined as a union between one man and one woman. On July 18th, 2006, the Congressional vote on the proposed Amendment that befell onto the House of Representative in which it fall short on voters from 236 to 187. I will discuss the issue with same sex marriage and why most Americans believe that it is an abomination against the Constitution and the First Amendment. On the other hand, people like our current national leader President Obama fought for the civil rights of the homosexuals. I will elaborate cases like: Baehr v Lewin Gay Marriage of Hawaii Supreme Court and United States v Windsor of the Supreme Court. I will also discourse what the Constitution says about gay marriage.
According to The Federalist Papers, Federal Marriage Amendment in the Constitution Section 2, it states: “Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a man and a woman.” (pg.555). This inclination defines that a blending of two souls shall be between a man and a woman. They…

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