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phil midterm paper - Nadia Shahin Phil 140 Fall 2008...

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Nadia Shahin Phil 140, Fall 2008 Professor Marmor 11/6/2008 Same-Sex Marriage The legalization of same sex marriage is one of the most significant issues in contemporary American family law. Presently, it is one of the most strongly advocated reforms discussed in law reviews. It could be one of the most revolutionary policy decisions in the history of American family law. The potential consequences, positive or negative, for children, parents, same-sex couples, families, social structure, public health, and the status of women are enormous. Given the importance of the issue, the value of comprehensive debate may be obvious. Marriage is much more than a commitment to love one another. I intend to prove that there is no reason why the federal government or any state government should restrict marriage to a predefined homosexual relationship. Sexuality means, the sexual nature and characteristics of either sex; male or female, therefore this means the sexual desires or sexual feelings of both genders. On the other hand, homosexuality is basically an environmental behavior, not a natural behavior. Though no one knows how homosexuality was created, in the contemporary world, homosexual behavior has become a debatable issue. Where biological history proves that homosexuality is natural and a normal behavior as it is broadly found in all mammals like colored eyes and any other genetic tendency, so animals like chimpanzees, cows, ducks,
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cats and dogs etc. Since men and women have recognized their civil rights and freedom
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