Irrespective of any arguments, same-sex marriage should be legal because it is a fundamental human right.First, same-sex marriage, if recognized by society, provides legal rights protection to same sex couples on such matters as taxes, finances, and health care.“Sex that did not produce children was a problem because it did not make economic sense” (Galarza).
“One might argue that Proposition 8 discriminates against gays and lesbians in violation of the Equal Protection Clause.
One might argue that Proposition 8 unconstitutionally limits the fundamental right to marry.
The United States as a whole has become much more accepting of homosexuality.
Introduction The Controversy “Same-sex marriage permits couples of the same gender to enter legally-recognized marriages and provides them with the same legal rights as couples in heterosexual relationships” (Same-Sex Marriage).
If people live together in a homosexual relationship without being legally married, they do not enjoy the security to protect what they have worked for and saved together.
In case one of them dies, the surviving partner would have no right over the property under the deceased’s name even if they both funded its acquisition.
Where the Issue Stands Today “In America, six states plus D. allow same-sex couples to marry, three more respect marriages of same-sex couples validly preformed in other states, eight provide civil unions or comprehensive domestic partnerships, and three more Federal Marriage Amendment “Since 2002 opponents of same-sex marriage have worked to pass a Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) to the U. “California's Proposition 8, which sought to ban same-sex marriage, is an attempt to suppress personal rights and force religious beliefs and codes of behavior on everyone, including non-believers.
Narrow-minded interpretations of faith often have led to self-righteousness and oppression of others, and they are again on the rise” (Stone).
One might argue that Proposition 8 violates the separation of church and state” (Stone). Marriage Difference in Rights “The right to marry is not just about the actual legal ceremony, but an equal right to the extensive list of legal protections awarded to married couples.
Introduction For many years now, same-sex marriage has been a controversial topic.