Gay people have been treated horribly in our society and most other societies for, well, forever. But through time, Congress resorted to another solution to address the issue since marriage, according to the Constitution, is inviolable.
Since the US Supreme Court has declared 14 times that marriage is a fundamental right for all, according to the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Pro 7 Marriage is not only for procreation, otherwise infertile couples or couples not wishing to have children would be prevented from marrying.
Due to stigma and lack of awareness about forced marriages, many people do not report cases of forced marriages. Last modified on July 10, Second, even if we concede for the sake of discussion that a stable, loving male-female couple is the gold standard for parenting, it's otherwise offensive to deny those who fall short of the gold standard the right to marry.
The Congressional Budget Office estimated on Dec. The family is the microcosm of oppression. Toward the bottom, one of my long-time sparring partners on the blog said he was hurt and angry by how warmly I'd objected to his views I called them churlish and tedious.
Pro 9 Gay couples make good parents. I'm impatient only with those I respect and from whom I truly do expect better. Legalizing same-sex marriage will put us on the slippery slope toward legalizing polygamy. Now, having said that, states ought to be able to have the right to pass laws that enable people to be able to have rights like others.
Harvard University historian Nancy F.