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    The Civil War The fight between the Confederate and the Union created a war that defines the United States as a union today. Many historians argue that President Abraham Lincoln was overstepping his boundaries by going against the third amendment by beginning a war between States. Contrary to their beliefs, the war between the Union and the Confederate needed to happen to keep the United States together. Although the Union won the war, the laws, punishments, economy affected the civilians, soldiers and even the free slaves in a negative way. To begin with, the North is justified in invading the South to protect the Union. Before the Civil War nullification was not an acceptable act. Although the Confederate States wanted to create a new country with their constitution, the other countries in the West would perceive the United States Union as weak, and unable to keep their citizens or government together. Although President Abraham Lincoln went against many of the legislative laws, it was important to maintain the union during his presidency. Even more, the Union cannot invade the South if the South was not legal nullified from the Union. Although the war cause…

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    The statement “Union Victory In The Civil War Was Inevitable” is faulty because the North has more power, heavy-duty guns, and has a well-balanced leadership. The South had it better; they knew their surroundings, had a great leader and could have been two steps ahead if they thought logically. What that means is if the South just used their heads instead of jumping into battle the entire time, they could have thought their way out of this instead of losing to the Union. The Union saw this…

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    I went to a civil unions ceremony for a gay friend back in 2012 when civil unions were made legal. The State of Hawaii passed a bill 232 to “ recognize and establish the status of civil unions in Hawaii” (Hawaii Vital Records, 2011, para 1). They had wanted to be married, but laws in the United States and Hawaii didn’t allow that to happen. At the time, certain states allowed people to have civil unions, which were supposed to be equal in theory, but it wasn’t the same as traditional marriage. …

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    sides must negotiate toward a common ground so each opposing viewpoint receives some respect. Nationwide legalization of civil unions for homosexuals should be enacted in all states because after so many years of living together, couples may gain the rights of each-others assets even under diverse arguments. First, is marrying someone of the same sex going against the Bible? An excellent, intriguing question many human beings argue bitterly about. Does the Bible legitimately state uniting with…

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    Same-sex marriage (SSM) is the controversial issues in this modern world. The traditional belief of marriage has been the recognized as a social union between men and women. The union of marriage represents the function to the procreation of humankind, personal and social identity, sexual intercourse, and socialization. The article explains that how elite policy preferences, the general public, and the gay people themselves have actively involved with for and against in the legalization of SSM.…

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    Marriage equality has been a long time argument across the United States. While the law passed in 2015 by the Supreme Court granting marriage equality, there are still arguments, primarily fueled by religious views, of what a marriage is. Therefore, dividing the country and leading the United States down a path that infringes on constitutional rights of the people in the LGBTQ community when it comes to marriage. One must ask, what would it take to bring the United States out if it is current…

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    LGBT Community. People who are a part of the LGBT Community will have more equality if same-sex marriage was allowed. Many people and cultures have a different meaning of marriage. However, marriage is an internationally recognized human right for all people. Same-sex marriage is also a civil right. The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in the 1974 case Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur that the “freedom of personal choice in matters of marriage and family…

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    Introduction: Marriage is legal union of two people, it is legally binding contract between two parties which legitimizes their relationship and their children together. Marriage is also known as Nikah. The civil contract of marriage is enforced by signing a legal instrument called the Nikahnama. According to the Muhammadan Law, marriage is considered a civil contract rather than a sacrament. Marriage defined: Marriage has been defined by various jurists and statutes, some of which are as…

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    One of the groups that oppose the amendment are Marriage Matters, their website contains several stories of people of a wide diversity of gays and lesbians as to why they want to marry. The mission of Marriage Matters is to educate people on the fact that homosexuals desire to be married for the same reasons as heterosexuals want to be married and denying them that right is against their civil rights. Marriage Matters claims that “allowing same-sex couples to marry does not change the meaning of…

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    the lead in the pursuit of civil rights and human right who better to spearhead the cause and lead the charge for same-sex marriages; however, this was not to be the norm. Religion has long played a role in society’s attitude on same-sex marriages. Individuals who are considered religiously devout and conservative tend to be most opposed to same-sex marriages (Perry, 2016). Conclusions It has to begin somewhere and on May 17, 2004 Massachusetts (Goodridge v. Department of Public Health)…

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