Ethics of Gay Marriage

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Ethics of Gay Marriage
What do you think when you see two guys walking down the sidewalk holding hands? Our society is based on improving and recreating to reach perfection. Yet there is this situation of "unnatural" marriage and most of our society wants it eliminated. If you think about the ethics of it though, you'll see that both sides have an equal argument in the dilemma.

If you look at the ethical reason behind why people believe that gay marriage is wrong, it is purely due to discrimination. There are no real reasons why gay marriage should not be allowed, there are only reasons based on opinions, and one's own bias reasoning. Some people argue that it is "unnatural" because marriages are a legal and moral institution designed to promote and protect procreation and the raising of children. However, that can not be proven true due to the fact that some couples are infertile and cannot produce children. Would these couples then not be able to get married, since they cannot produce offspring? Society would not go for that. Also there are those people in our society that marry just to gain money, social status, or citizenship. Should these people not be allowed to marry? Since we can't know the reasons for marriage, we can't control why they happen, so gay marriages shouldn't be any different.

Some people believe that, since gay couples can't reproduce they wouldn't and shouldn't have kids. Yet, it has been proven that gay couples can and do have kids. It is possible that either or both partners had a previous heterosexual relationship, and produced offspring. Some gay couples may have children because of arrangements for a surrogate mother. Some lesbian couples have children due to artificial insemination. Finally, some gay couples my have kids through adoption, which in the end, is better for our country because it means less money our government has to pay for orphan homes. If there are legal institutions created to promote the procreation of...
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