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Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex Marriage Same-sex marriage is something that many people have a strong opinion about. From the essay “What’s Wrong with Gay Marriage?” by Katha Pollitt, she states, “Gay marriage-it’s not about sex, its about the separation of church and state.” (572) In the very beginning of this essay though, Pollitt asks, “Will someone please explain to me how permitting gays and lesbians to marry threatens the institution of marriage?” (570) This concludes that Katha Pollitt obviously has the mind-set...

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Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage "Each individual's journey through life is unique. Some will make this journey alone, others in loving relationships- maybe in marriage or other forms of commitment. We need to ponder our own choices and try to understand the choices of others. Love has many shapes and colors and is not finite. It can not be measured or defined in terms of sexual orientation." (From the Statement of Affirmation and Reconciliation by the Quaker Meeting in Aotearoa, New Zealand.) Even though...

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Same-Sex Marriage in America

Same-sex marriage in America The idea of legalizing same-sex marriage is a hotly contested subject in America today. Similar to women’s equal rights and civil rights for African-American’s, equal rights for homosexuals is having a tough time being accepted by American government and by American society. I feel that equal rights for gays and lesbians should be a policy adopted by the American government. These equal rights would include all the same rights given to heterosexual couples such...

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Same Sex Marriage

Same Sex Marriages in the Philippines (Affrmative) Same Sex Marriages in the Philippines (Affrmative) DEBATE BRIEF Good afternoon, classmates. Resolved: Same sex marriages should be legalized in the Philippines. Let me start with a quote. If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work:  "Hello.  Can't work today, still queer." That was by Robin Tyler. Instead of saying hey, I’m pulling off a sickie today, you say hey, sorry if I can’t go to work—I’m still gay. Can you imagine that...

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Same Sex Marriage in the Usa

Same sex marriage in the U.S. Same sex married is one of the issues dividing the Americans. But lately the Americans support to same-sex marriage here been growing considerably. In spring 2012 U.S. president Obama announced his support for same-sex married. In January 2013 nine states have legalized same-sex marriage. The public opinion The support to same-sex marriage has been increasing over the last years. In May 2009 only 40% supported, while 48% of Americans feel that society would change...

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Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Gay Marriage Page 1 Same Sex Marriage Should it be Yetta Woolridge Instructor: David Strand Class: SOC 120 November 20, 2011 Gay Marriage Page 2 There are many states nationwide including New York which has just voted for gay rights for same sex marriages to become legal and has been recognized as a civil right issue. Most marriages are normal between man and woman but since then it has been becoming an abnormal situation between same-sex marriages and it has become an epic dermic in...

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Same Sex Marriage

Biological Sex-Marriage: “An Alteration to Humanity” Submitted by: Ellicia Jiona Candelaria Submitted to: Mrs. Joan Bataclan ABSTRACT Biological Sex-Marriage: “An Alteration to Humanity” This study describes the advantages and also the disadvantages of couples of the same sex being married. It aims to explore how it affects the society and most importantly the church. Same-sex marriage, popularly known as gay marriage, is a socially or legally reorganized wedlock between two persons of similar...

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no to same-sex marriage!

everything builds up." I Corinthians 10:23 Against Same Sex Marriage - The Six Point Case Each of these six points against same sex marriage will be explained in detail in the following articles. Click on each link for more explanation. Natural marriage is the foundation of a civilized society. Homosexual behavior is inherently destructive. The law is a great teacher, and it encourages or discourages behavior. Government-backed same-sex marriage would encourage and normalize homosexual behavior...

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Affirmation Same Sex Marriage

Senator Ed Murray as his state became the 7th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Washington had joined six other states- Connecticut, Iowa, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts- in legalizing same-sex marriage. Now, marriage for gay and lesbian couples is also legal in Washington, D.C. Isn’t it time that Florida became one of those states? Ladies and gentlemen of Congress, what we NEED is a bill to legalize gay marriage in our state. First point: Society is slowly becoming more liberal...

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same sex marriage

Controversy of Same Sex Marriage Same sex marriage has been a huge controversial issue since the 1970’s. It is considered to be a civil rights, political, social, moral and religious issue in the United States. Only 17 states over the past ten years have legalized same sex marriage while thirty-three of the fifty states have had it banned. In 1998, Hawaii and Alaska were the first states to ban same sex marriage but since then, Massachusetts was the first state to finally legalize gay marriage In 2004...

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