The Pursuit Of Happiness? Essay

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The Pursuit of Happiness For many years’ people have criticized the existence of homosexuality in the world. Homosexuals have caused quite a stir within many religious societies, especially with gay marriage being legalized in the United States. American states are trying to pass a bill that allows religious business owners to refuse services to homosexuals. If homosexuals can live in perfect harmony with religious people without having a problem with them, why can religious people not do the same? Passing a bill that allows religious business owners to refuse service to homosexuals is unjust and opens doors for discrimination against homosexuals. Religious people believe that homosexuals are wrong for choosing to be gay. Homosexuality is not acceptable among religious people because it goes against their traditional values. Homosexuality is not considered to be traditional. Christians have a more traditional view of life so; they believe that Christianity and homosexuality are incompatible (Kenny 20). This statement proves to be true considering that laws are being passed to support equality among homosexuals and religious people.
Anti-discrimination laws do not allow religious business owners to refuse services to homosexuals. This is unfair because it goes against their religious beliefs. Religious business owners are actively trying to protect their beliefs. According to the article “Inconvenience or Dignity? Religious Exemptions to Public Accommodations Law”…

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