According to professorshouse.com, “In Alaska, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama, not only is gay marriage banned, but so are civil partnerships.” Others might ask why gay marriage should be legalized, but my question is this: why should other people be able to choose who marries who?
If a man and a woman get married, no one seems to care.
One of our civil liberties is the pursuit of happiness, which homosexual people are not allowed to chase.
They cannot be married to the person they love and it violates their freedoms.
Las Vegas, Nevada is also known for being the place where many weddings occur which are annulled within one week.
These marriages are not based off love, but simply a drunken night in Vegas.They are two people who feel affection for one another and those two people want to start a family.If we change the scenario a little bit and a man and a man, or a woman and a woman, try to get married it causes uproar.California, Hawaii, New York, and the District of Columbia all have domestic partnership laws and civil partnerships meaning it is almost a marriage without the matrimony.Civil partnerships also give couples the ability to have joint bank accounts, live in the same house, and pay bills together.Do you think the newly straight people would fight for the newly homosexual people’s rights?America is the land of the free, but we are not free to marry whomever we would like.Homosexual couples are not entitled to this in most states.Marriage benefits should be available to all couples, no matter what.High divorce rates weaken what a marriage is defined as.Why are we not able to rewrite what a marriage stands for and make it include a homosexual marriage?