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Unformatted text preview: Parental rights (adoption, foster care, etc.) Immigration and Residency requirements Benefits such as annuities, pension plans, Social Security, and Medicare Bereavement or sick leave to care for a partner or child Domestic violence protection orders • Anti Gay Marriage o Arguments against gay marriage have largely centered around protecting the “sanctity of marriage” • The Future of the Family o The future of family is clearly tied to both legal and social precedents and sanctions Gay Marriage/ Miscegenation o The Family’s role as an agent of socialization and a social institution ensure that the changes to the family structure will shape much more than just marriage....
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- Fall '09
- Sociology, Miscegenation, Gay Marriage/ Miscegenation