Why Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized

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Should Gay Marriage Have Been Legalized? It’s not over until you quit is a motto exercised by many Americans. As free citizens, we are allowed to voice our opinions according to the first amendment. Especially when something has gone against our own wishes, we seem to be pushed into fighting even more for our choice. Gay marriage was legalized on June 26, 2015. It occurred more than a year ago, a controversial event changed the United States forever. It may have been more than a year ago, but Americans don’t seem to give up on trying to reverse the irreversible. But there are good and bad things about legalizing Gay Marriage. Gay marriage has a positive affect on adoption, it promotes marital equality, and it separates church and state, but in the negative it promotes polyamorous relationships, it …show more content…
In the first amendment, it proclaims that people have the freedom to choose their religion or no religion. It also states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” People that oppose same-sex marriage argue that it shouldn’t be legalized because it is a sin and it isn 't traditional. They say it violates their rights religious person because it goes against their religious law. Views like these that have religion as their back up for argument shouldn’t be allowed in the decisions of government. It is even stated in the Constitution, The Supreme Law of the Land. Same-sex marriage won’t affect religion, and religion shouldn’t affect the chances of legalizing gay marriage.
The legalization of same-sex marriage has it’s pros and cons; it promotes equality, but it causes a springboard for other non traditional marriages. Gay marriage has already been legalized, but with the entrance of another president soon, things could change, laws could change. Therefore, Americans continue fighting for their religious freedoms and others continue to fight to maintain their

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