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When the founding fathers of the United States constructed our constitution they put a separation on church and state. This was done so that our government would not be affected by Christian beliefs and our government would be able to stand on its own, this also went for the church: people had their own right to choose their religion without the government telling them what is right or wrong. Now some 200 years later a republic president is trying to pass a bill banning same sex marriage at the federal level. This is not only wrong and goes against the freedoms our country provides us, but is also crossing that line of separation between church and state. In November 2003, Massachusetts Supreme Court declared the states ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional (doc 1). Gay marriage is an issue that should be dealt with by the states, and it should be their decision whether or not gay marriage is permitted or not. In conclusion, gay marriage should be legal, but up to the states to decide, not the federal
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Viola during the Spring '08 term at Glendale Community College.

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