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Onon Kadima Assignment 7 As human beings, rather we want to admit it or not, we want to be accepted. Some of us must get the approval of either our parents society just in order for us to go through with our decisions. Our sexuality is one of the few things that makes a big difference in our lives. same sex marriage has never been a topic that have been easy to talk about. For many years people have lost their lives, had to deal with rejections from their family society due to the fact that they couldn’t be out in the open with their sexuality. Not allowing gay or lesbian couples to be married is taking away their 14 th Amendment section 1 which states; “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” The right to marry is a fundamental right. The supreme court case to legalize same-sex marriage took place on Friday June 26,2015 Before the supreme court ruling of legalizing same sex marriage in all 50 states, only 37 states and the district of Columbia legalized same sex marriage. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority in the historic decision. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.” They were people who protested against this case, they were also thousands of Americans

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