Argumentative Essay: Equal Law For Everyone

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Equal Law for Everyone Picture not being able to jump the broom with the person you love. Imagine being considered a pariah who is wrong for wanting to be with someone. In today 's society many people face these issues against the traditional views and are unable to walk down the aisle hand and hand with their significant other. The topic at hand is still questioned on whether gay marriage, the matrimony between the same sex, should be legal. Gay marriage should be legalized based on the equalization of people, the acceptance of homosexual marriage in other countries and states, and because of out civil liberties of pursuit of happiness. We live in a world where we are perceived to be equal , but in reality us as individuals face prejudice …show more content…
A Gallup poll presented that a slight majority of its voters were for the decision of making gay marriage legal in the United States. “52% of the voters were in favor of legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples, 43% opposed the idea and wanted to keep it illegal, and the rest of the 5% had no opinion” (Saad). Over the past year the number has increased over 10 % and the support from people have progressed.As of June 2013 in the United States, 12 states including Washington D.C. allow gay and lesbian couples to officially marry in matrimony while 6 other states permit civil unions between them. Even throughout the world, people from different countries are growing to accept the idea of same-sex marriage. So far, “16 other countries have legalized gay marriage in at least some of their cities after the Netherlands was the first to break the traditional assessments and set the scene in 2001” (Stark). The United States in June of 2015 legalized gay marriage nationwide according to CNN. With legalizing same sex marriage couples will have the same legal rights as married heterosexual couples and will be

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