A Debate on Gay Marriage

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A Debate on Gay Marriage For Gay Marriage was written by Andrew Sullivan 1. Talks about how marriage is the highest public recognition of personal integrity and denying it to homosexuals is most public offence possible to their public equality. 2. Some might argue that marriage is defined between a man and a woman 3. They compare how marriage is similar to the military in how few people are capable of the sacrifice, the commitment, and the responsibilities of marriage. When in reality these responsibilities are already being enjoyed by homosexuals. 4. Gay marriage is not a radical step, it is a traditionalizing step. 5. So long as intelligent people understand that homosexuals exist and have similar emotional needs as heterosexuals, there is no reason why it should be granted to one group and not the other.
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Unformatted text preview: • Against Gay Marriage was written by William J. Bennett 1. Recognizing gay marriage would represent a profound change in the meaning and definition of marriage. 2. Agrees that it would be a radical step, but not a step that we should take. 3. An argument that he states is what signals it would send among the youth. 4. States that more and more students are proclaiming that it is cool to be gay. 5. If the law recognizes gay marriage it would have enormous repercussions. Ex. Sex education and adoption Sex educations would have to teach that heterosexual and homosexual marriages are equal. Adoption would be allowed by both heterosexuals and homosexuals, which by law it is better for children to be raised by a mother and a father, than by two male homosexual...
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