Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage In The United States

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Same sex marriage Human beings fall in love with each other and get connected such that the loved ones become part of them. Some are attracted to people of the same sex while others are attracted to the opposite sex. It is this love that leads some to marriages and/or long time relationships. However, not everywhere in the world that same sex is allowed. This makes marriage to same sex difficult and sometimes impossible for people who fall in love but happen to live in a country where same sex marriage is illegal. On the other hand, people have been changing their ideas towards same sex marriage and in the countries where it is allowed, these people are even allowed to adopt children of their own. Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage in April 2001. …show more content…
When LGBT people are given freedom without having to battle for basic equality, it is a benefit to the U.S. because it eliminates discrimination. Discriminating LGBT has got negative consequences to both LGBT people and the rest of the society. Lipp goes ahead and says that its legalization promotes family stability and validates LGBT family units. The future of America is represented by today’s children. If this future is to be better than today, the country must support their development. The well being of these children can be enhanced by marriage as an institution. Denial of equal marriage rights would disadvantage children who are or who would be adopted and raised by people who are in same-sex marriage. Legalization of gay marriage supports family stability and validates that families led by same sex couples are worthy. The legalization also provides economic and business opportunities especially to the wedding and marriage industry. This is because, when you allow people of the same sex to marry, it provides a new market to the

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