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Unformatted text preview: 1. The primary argument against same sex marriage is biblical. 2. These are generally the same groups that do not support any homosexual activity. B. Religious groups have evolved with changing social climate in the past, they should do so now. 1. After nearly 2000 years, the Catholic Church recognizes divorce. 2. Social norms have changed and therefore, it is foreseeable that this may become more acceptable. III. Denying marriage to same-sex couples can lead to unnecessary social suffering. A. Many states do not allow homosexual couples to adopt children. 1. Adopting as a single parent is often very difficult. 2. Custody issues arise if the couple separates. B. Domestic partners are not protected in the case of a partner's sudden death. 1. Same-sex couples do not have rights of survivorship. 2. Widowed partners may experience unforeseen difficulties from family members....
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