The Right to Love in Modern Society Essay

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What does same-sex marriage mean? What is happening in the world today that is prohibiting same-sex marriage? Why do people get so fired up about this subject? What does one do to get involved in the marriage equality movement? All of these questions are something that one might ask if one is just learning about what same-sex marriage is and how it affects one’s life. The truth behind the matter is, one shouldn’t be affected at all, if a person of one gender decides to marry another person of that gender or not. The reason most people don’t agree with same sex marriage is because of one’s religion, the impact it would make on society, one’s political view, the affect it would make on the modern family, and because it is different from …show more content…
“And, “God loves all his children" is somehow forgotten, but we paraphrase a book written thirty-five hundred years ago." This is what is happening in religious cultures today, they are paraphrasing a book that shouldn’t be paraphrased because then our society doesn’t understand that whole concept of what Christianity and religion stands for. There is also another thing one needs to look at when they add religion into equation of same-sex marriage, and that is the Separation of Church and State. “Advocates of gay marriage point out that marriage is a civil institution as well as a religious one. Because the church and state are separate institutions, same-sex couples have a right to a marriage that is sanctioned by the government.” This is also something one needs to look at because it is important to remember that a gay or lesbian couple can go to the court marshals and get married, without the churches consent. Another reason that marriage rights are being denied to homosexuals around the nation is because of the political views that America has. “The right-wing conservatives think it's a decision and you can be cured with some treatment and

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