Same Sex Marriage Disagreement
The definition of marriage is the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law (Merriam-Webster). This dignified act is under constant threat by lesbian and gay couples protesting for equal rights in marriage. Same sex marriage should be prohibited in the United States because the act will evoke multitudes of problems that will be impossible to manage. The plentiful list of arguments against same sex marriage outweighs its opposite in all areas. For example, the case is commonly viewed as that if the couple is in love, they should be allowed to marry. Love is not the only deciding factor people analyze on why to get married. A few other reasons would be people rationalize that they want children, their family’s opinions of their lover, religious reasons and marriage tax breaks. Same sex marriage has an alarming increase in multiple topics that cannot be simply overlooked. As for one realistic fear, an increase in polygamy would occur if same sex marriage were to be legalized. (Dailey) Polygamy causes a higher spread of STDs, a corrupt moral attitude towards marriage and what marriage represents and a deflation of the meanings of the words such as true love, soul mate and etc. An increase of divorces would follow up. “In the United States, researchers estimate that 40%–50% of all first marriages, and 60% of second marriages, will end in divorce.” (Divorce PDF) The more people that get married the higher this statistic will rise. Furthermore, an increase in debt to all of the United States in is store strictly due to the byproducts of legalizing same sex marriage. When couples get married there are special bonuses that the government grants them. Spouses receive marriage tax breaks and other perks the general single pubic is denied. The increase in newlyweds will throw off the balance and people will have to pay for what could have avoidable...
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