Interracial Marriage vs. Same Sex Marriage

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Interracial marriages vs. same-sex marriage are two very controversial topics. There are so many factors that may affect one's view on these topics it becomes easy to see why they are very controversial. In society today interracial marriage isn’t considered as rare site anymore. As well as same sex couples or same sex marriages. A lot of people opposed against interracial marriage because race played a major factor. Interracial marriage became a big concern in the late 1960’s in the case of Loving v. Virginia. With the segregation movement still into play it was an unlikely thing to see two people of the opposite race getting married. Interracial marriages have had a hard period. They suffered not only from the prejudice of others, but also from inherent problems of differences between their respective cultures which combine with those already present in a marriage. As years progressed the law was passed so that people of the opposite race would be able to marry legally. Decades later the same issue arises but with a different stand point which would be same sex marriage. First, there is no comparison between sex and race. There is an enormous difference between men and women, but there are no differences between people of different races. Men and women are naturally different, but blacks and whites (or whichever race) are inherently the same. Therefore, any forced separation by race can never be moral or even rational; on the other hand, separation by sex can be both morally desirable and rational. The second reason the comparable between opposing same-sex marriage and opposing interracial marriage is invalid is that conflict marriages between races is more of a norm in society opposing to a couple of the same gender. A lot of people oppose the legalization of gay marriages because they believe that it poses a serious threat to the institution of marriage itself. This issue is put into many different lights. Such as morals, family values and religion; and...
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