Every person, regardless of orientation, is free to enter into private romantic relationships with whomever he or she chooses. Still others saw marriage as a political relationship through which they could forge family alliances. As homosexual unions are naturally opposed to this natural procreative process they cannot be considered to be equivalent to heterosexual unions. Some people disagree with same-sex marriage solely for religious reasons. Corpses can't give consent, animals can't talk in the first place, and children aren't mature enough to decide most things for themselves anyway.
But what about the kids?
Marriage is defined as being between a man and a woman for a reason. This article discusses 10 of the most common positions presented by opponents of marriage equality and outlines why each deserves a failing grade. Really, if they're comfortable, then why should you care? It would also probably hurt friendships between males. Charles Pope February 6, It may be confronting but it is not the quelling of free speech, but rather the robust debate on which free speech thrives.
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However, the November passage of the state ballot initiatives banning gay marriage, particularly in California, was a major blow to gay rights advocates. A homosexual relationship, regardless of how enduring it is as a bond of loving commitment, does not and cannot include sexual intercourse leading to pregnancy. A number of Coalition members have indicated however that they would support marriage equality if the party room determines a conscience vote is available. Examples like this show how redefining marriage threatens religious freedom. Not legalizing gay marriage does not provide an advantage to the government, so why not legalize it?
The best way to do so is by committing to a monogamous relationship with a compatible person. Second, using the Bible as a reason is complete bull. The current marriage laws already treat all people equally. Finally, gay men and lesbians are not unanimous in support of same-sex marriage. Overall, homosexuals should have the exact same rights as any heterosexual. They should not be forced to watch loved ones die, but be unable to visit them in the hospital. With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and to the extent that copyright subsists in a third party, this publication, its logo and front page design are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.