Should Same-Sex Marry - religious traditions. Particular...

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Should Same-Sex Marry? By Maria R. Garcia
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Controversial reasons same-sex are opposed to marry. Homosexual Movement Homosexuality and The Constitution Homosexuality and Religion
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Homosexual Movement This phenomenon has a long history with several cultural and moral responses. There are many different positions on the issue of gay civil rights movement that vary from very positive to very negative. The gay rights movement can be compared to other civil rights movements because they all have one thing in common. Discrimination throughout the ages.
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Homosexual and the Constitution Although homosexuals live under the same constitution, they are not afforded the same rights as heterosexuals. In the United States of America laws require that we be treated as equals. However, at this time, marriage is only granted to heterosexual couples.
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Homosexual and Religion For the vast majority of Americans, the issues of homosexuality is defined in the context of the Bible and
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Unformatted text preview: religious traditions. Particular religious arguments against same-sex marriages are rightly disputed within the churches and faith themselves. The fact is that a person practicing homosexuality has committed a religious sin, a very serious one in God's eyes. Conclusion Marriage is an institution long recognized by our government under the right to pursue happiness, and denying that right to any couple, regardless of gender, is unconstitutional. Therefore, homosexuals should be allowed to marry because the disallowance of it violates their constitutional rights. Marriage is a basic human right and should not be denied to any individual. According to the laws, homosexual Americans are less human than their heterosexual neighbors. Not only does this discriminate, but it also goes against the constitutional rights of homosexuals Americans. The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, now we must learn to practice what we preach....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCIAL SCI 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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