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  • Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?

    Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?

    Should gay marriage be legal? Gay marriage should be legal because as woman and man, all individuals have the same right in society; because same-sex couples can constitute a good based family; because it is just a way to make official a common union nowadays, even with the religious issue; because it is not related to polygamy; and because love matters and it does not differ in nature according to the sex of its object

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    Essay Length: 889 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: David
  • Gay Marriages Should Be Legalized

    Gay Marriages Should Be Legalized

    Gay Marriages should be Legalized The government says that every citizen of the United States shall receive equal rights. Then, why did they pass the Defense of Marriage Act? The Defense of Marriage Act prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages; in my opinion this act is unjust and immoral because it restricts the rights of gay and lesbian citizens. Many of the reasons offered for opposing gay marriage are based on the assumption

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    Essay Length: 1,389 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gay Marriage Exploratory - Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legal?

    Gay Marriage Exploratory - Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legal?

    Exploratory Paper: Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legal? The proposed legalization of same-sex marriage is one of the most significant issues in contemporary American family law. As a heavily campaigned development currently discussed in law assessment; these extremely confrontational and debatable political questions are facing present day American courts. If same-sex marriage is legalized, its affect on the parents, children, same sex couples, families, and the social and political world will be astronomical. The arguments

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    Essay Length: 1,219 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • Gay Marriage - Should Gay Marriages Be Legal?

    Gay Marriage - Should Gay Marriages Be Legal?

    Gay Marriage Should gay marriages be legal? Clearly we as a nation are undecided on this issue. 36 states have passed legislation banning gay marriages, yet the state of Vermont recently passed a law that allows homosexual couples the right to participate in civil unions. Some other states are also debating whether or not to allow these couples to marry. Unfortunately, the dispute has left the United States homosexual community in an awkward position. There

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    Essay Length: 1,990 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Legalizing Gay Marriage

    Legalizing Gay Marriage

    11/11/04 Legalization of Gay Marriage Whether it be a big move or a new law change never comes easily. We as human beings like things to stay a certain way, we reject the unfamiliar. I agree change is uncomfortable however, that does not always mean something negative. In order for us to progress and evolve as a society change is essential. Homosexuality although a much more accepted life style now than in the past still

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    Essay Length: 774 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Bred
  • Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized?

    Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized?

    Should Gay Marriage Legalized? Andrew Sullivan, a former editor of the New Republic, a practicing Catholic and a pioneer writer on gay rights. He presents an argument in favor or supporting legalization of gay marriage. His stance is a common one in our society today but seems to only deal with the lawful side of gay marriage and not the moral side. The plain truth is the people of America are not ready to accept

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    Essay Length: 1,468 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Legalizing Gay Marriage

    Legalizing Gay Marriage

    Legalizing Gay Marriage Homosexuality is everywhere. You can see it in books, on television, in the media; it is rapidly becoming a social norm. Given this trend of greater acceptance of gay marriage, the issue of whether to legalize same- sex marriage naturally arises. Massachusetts has led the way by legalizing gay marriage. Responding to this example, some states have taken steps towards accepting gay marriage while others are considering laws and constitutional amendments banning

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    Essay Length: 692 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Legalization of Gay Marriage

    Legalization of Gay Marriage

    Legalization of Gay Marriage What is the definition of marriage? The dictionary states it as being the legal union between a man and a woman as husband and wife. However, times are changing as the gay life style becomes more accepted by society it is time to allow all couples regardless of sex to enjoy equal protections, rights and benefits under the law. Perhaps, it makes the most sense to consider arguments against same sex

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    Essay Length: 351 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Artur
  • Gay Marriages Should Not Be Legalized

    Gay Marriages Should Not Be Legalized

    Gay Marriages Should Not Be Legalized. For millions of year marriages has been refer to as “ a universal institution whereby men and women are joined in a special kind of dependence for the purpose of founding and maintaining a family.” In today’s society one has to wonder what is now considered to be normal, gay marriages should not be legalized. One reason why gay couples are fighting for their marriages to be legalized

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    Essay Length: 494 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Gay Marriage: To Legalize or Not To Legalize

    Gay Marriage: To Legalize or Not To Legalize

    Gay Marriage: To Legalize or Not to Legalize That is the Question Marriage is defined as a legal union of a man and women as husband and wife. Gay marriage is the union of two same-sex partners. The difference between the two is the simple fact of legalization. As of now, President George W. Bush J.R. has done everything in his power to ban gay marriage all together. His reason, stated in The Economist, “Is

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    Essay Length: 1,467 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Max
  • Should Gay Marriages Be Legal?

    Should Gay Marriages Be Legal?

    Should gay marriages be legal? Clearly we as a nation are undecided on this issue. 36 states have passed legislation banning gay marriages, yet the state of Vermont recently passed a law that allows homosexual couples the right to participate in civil unions. Some other states are also debating whether or not to allow these couples to marry. Unfortunately, the dispute has left the United States homosexual community in an awkward position. There are some

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    Essay Length: 260 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • Legalizing Gay Marriage

    Legalizing Gay Marriage

    Legalizing Gay Marriage America is the land of the free, which gives each legal citizen the right of privacy, freedom of speech, and freedom of religion. This law also gives each citizen the freedom from religion. If you are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, or Buddhist, you are welcome in this country. However when the topic of gay marriage arises in conversations, the main opposing point would be that the bible doesn't agree with it. According to

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    Essay Length: 675 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Thomas B.Stoddard “gay Marriages: Make Them Legal”

    Thomas B.Stoddard “gay Marriages: Make Them Legal”

    Marriage is universally understood to be the legal union between a man and a woman. This acknowledgement, however, has recently generated dispute and controversy in certain individuals, primarily homosexuals and supporters of homosexual marriages. This opposition, due to this mainstream view, exists because certain states such as Minnesota deny same-sex marriages. In Thomas B. Stoddard’s article “Gay Marriages: Make Them Legal,” Stoddard begins by defending homosexual marriages through partners, Karen Thompson and Sharon Kowalski.

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    Essay Length: 809 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Legalization of Gay Marriage

    Legalization of Gay Marriage

    What is the definition of marriage? The dictionary states it as being the legal union between a man and a woman as husband and wife. However times are changing, as the gay lifestyle becomes more accepted by society, it is time to allow all couples to enjoy equal protection, rights and benefits under the law. Perhaps it makes the most sense to consider arguments against same sex marriage to realize why it should be legalized.

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    Essay Length: 645 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Max
  • Legalizing Gay Marriages

    Legalizing Gay Marriages

    Legalizing Gay Marriages A topic that is greatly debated in America is the issue of marriage between same sex couples. While three fourths of the country is supportive of gay rights, including housing, jobs, public accommodations, and government benefits, less than half of the country is for gay marriage. The reason that people who are for gay rights change their mind on the topic of marriage is because they are uncomfortable with it. The

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Legalizing Gay Marriage: The New Fight for Equality

    Legalizing Gay Marriage: The New Fight for Equality

    Whether or not the U.S. population is ready to accept marriage between two people without the consideration of their gender, same-sex marriage has become a major part of our culture. This country was built on the foundations of equality, but yet again her we are, as a nation, denying equal rights to another sub-culture, the homosexuals. The acceptance of gay marriage is denied in most states based upon several factors that are joining to create

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    Essay Length: 997 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: kyliestreet03
  • Legal Gay Marriage

    Legal Gay Marriage

    Redmond 1 Shinaris Redmond Dr. Lin Knutson English 102 October 26, 2015 Legal Gay Marriage There were two homosexual men named John Kite and Jimmy Butler. They had been in a serious relationship for about 10 years. They decided that they wanted to get married. They went to get married and were denied their marriage licenses. They tried to sue the court for not allowing them to marry. They failed miserably at their lawsuit. They

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    Submitted: March 9, 2017 By: buffey01
  • Gay Marriage in the News

    Gay Marriage in the News

    Gay Marriage In The News In the United States, there is social unrest regarding the government’s denial of the right to marry for homosexuals. Plenty of conservatives are completely against gay marriage; and many of liberals are fighting for equal treatment. The neo-Christian politicians are using religious arguments to establish that homosexuality is an abomination. While this may be their belief system, this country was founded on religious freedom, where the people are allowed to

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    Essay Length: 1,593 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Gay Marriages

    Gay Marriages

    "Men and women full of age, without any limitation due to race, nationality, or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family." ( Article 16-1). Most people would interpret this article as only a man and a woman have the right to be married. But many people need to reconsider the article as in each man and woman are independent, and should be able to marry whomever he or she desires. The

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    Essay Length: 512 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    A large majority of people in the United States will say that they are in favor of equal rights for homosexuals. They will all agree that homosexuals should have the same rights in housing, jobs, public accommodations, and should have equal access to government benefits, equal protection of the law, and other rights granted to US citizens. However, when the topic of marriage arises, all the talk of equality ceases. Over fifty percent of all

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    Essay Length: 1,102 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Vika
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    There are a number of reasons opponents to gay marriage argue that it should not be legalized. First, certain religious interpretations maintain that gay marriage is sinful. Fortunately, our country is not a theocracy and public policy should not be based on any religion's values. If a person's religious convictions cause them to believe that gay marriage is wrong, that is personal to them, and that viewpoint should not be thrust onto others. Another argument

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jon
  • Controversy Surrounding Gay Marriage

    Controversy Surrounding Gay Marriage

    The Controversy Surrounding Gay Marriage The debate of gay marriage is very complex, due to the many different feelings people express on the topic. One opinion is that gay marriage should be legalized nationally. Others feel that gay marriage should not be legalized but civil unions should be granted to homosexuals so they have an alternative that allows gays and lesbians to receive something that compares to the same rights as marriage. On the other

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    Essay Length: 1,158 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage There seem to be Specific time in history where certain issues define the culture tension in a society. They become representative of large worldview and clearly emphasize the battle between divergent moral and spiritual perspectives. Homosexual marriage in the United States is one of these issues. In the past five years, there have been various threats and debates about the possibility of legalizing homosexual union. The issue took centre stage in February largely.

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    Essay Length: 1,417 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    For years, the legalization of same-sex marriages has been the topic of many debates. On July 20, 2005, the Civil Marriage Act became a law in Canada. The Civil Marriage Act extended on the current definition of marriage. Not only did the Act expand the definition, it also described legal benefits of same-sex marriages. Under the legislation, the couples receive equal treatment as married heterosexual couples, as well as veterans’ benefits, divorce and income taxes.

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    Essay Length: 573 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage

    Gay marriage is a hot button issue in today society. I think it should be legal, but over 50% of all people in the United States oppose homosexual marriage, despite the fact that most are otherwise supportive of gay people’s rights. Why can’t they be? They love each other, and they aren’t hurting anyone else. They suffer social injustice, the economic and social benefits, and being excepted in the constitution. One of the reasons for

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    Essay Length: 685 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Kevin

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