Essay on The Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage

1350 Words Sep 21st, 2015 null Page
There are many different topics or discussions when it comes to moral, religious or political beliefs. Case and point, the big topic or debate going on in the United States at this very moment is the legalization of Same-Sex marriage. President Obama approval of the Supreme Court decision requiring states to recognize Same-Sex Marriage. Despite the history, this on going battle will forever be an uncomfortable topic for so many. The questions that we ask is it ever morally acceptable, for the government to require citizens to perform actions that they regard as inconsistent with their already expressed moral or Religious beliefs.

The Supreme Court decision has adversely affected two groups of citizens. The first of the two groups, which were adversely affected by the Supreme Court decision was citizens from the southern states aka the Bible Belt. The next group of citizens to be affected by The Supreme Court decision is citizens from the liberal northern states. Citizens from the north tend to believe that race, color, and religion don 't play a part or have any place in politics. Citizens from the south believe that they shouldn 't sacrifice their moral or religious beliefs even if their job requires that they do so.

The first side of The U.S. Supreme Court debates that it is morally right for same-sex couples to marry. In the decision of Obergefell v. Hodges, whereas some states prohibited the rights to same-sex marriages “while others offered legal recognition in the…

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