Why Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized

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Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized? Unions between people of the same sex have existed for thousands of years. Throughout the years, people have done many things that have favored most of the people and some have opposed to it. Many people think it is bad and religious people think is wrong. Most get discriminated just because they are different. All same-sex couples want is to be recognized in a good way. They want to get treated equally and also they want to have the same equal rights as everyone else. Same-sex marriage permits couples of the same gender to enter legally-recognized marriages and provides them with the same legal rights as couples in heterosexual marriages. Gay marriage should be recognized and legalized. There are many …show more content…
There are many supporters. Half of people in the U.S. support gay marriage, far less than those who are otherwise supportive of legally enforced gay rights. In the article, "Civil Unions" says, "Obama became the first sitting president to support same sex marriage," (para. 3). At first he put on the White House Web site then on 2012 he announced it in publicly. He said he would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages. Also it said, "Many politicians have supported civil unions for same sex couples," (para. 1). These unions confer various rights and benefits, but not the full right that marriage bestows. Why be judgmental about someone else’s happiness or future. Everyone should be treated recognize for who they …show more content…
The article, " Should Gay Marriage Be Legal" stated, "Children need both a mother and a father," (para. 3). People think if children have same sex parents, they have a higher risk to be more sexual active and have difficulties later on in life. However, this does not show all the facts. In the article, "Pro Gay Marriage" states, "Gay couples make good parents" (para. 9). Not only heterosexual parents can make great parents but children with same sex parents have more achievements with same sex parents. In the article it also assures, “University of Melbourne study showed that children raised by same sex parents, score about 6% higher than the general population on measures of general health and family cohesions,” (para. 2). Children with the same sex parents get more attention. Then stated, “A study of published in pediatrics on June 7, 2010 found that children of lesbians mothers were rated higher than children of heterosexual parents in social and academic competence and had fewer problems,” (para. 9). All the children need is love and parents that love them very much. There are many children to be adopted, waiting to be cared about and loved. Same sex couples are perfect for that because they cannot have children of their own but they want the same happiness any kid

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