Essay on A Pro-Gay Marriage Argument

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In the United States today, the divorce rate is at 50% throughout the nation. With promiscuity on the rise, and the effects of the ever dropping economy, marriage is no longer a priority to some. Still to others, overlooking the fact that many no longer see marriage as crucial, they are determined to save what they consider constitutes the model for marriage. For years, marriage opportunities for homosexuals has been an ongoing debate, and it still continues today. Many critics of the ordeal pose the argument that the allowance of same-sex unions would single-handedly demolish the already fragile structure of marriage (Head). They go on to further to say that same-sex marriages would cause men to become barbaric, as women are the …show more content…

However, those who use the bible as a crutch for their ignorance seem to forget that the bible also says “You therefore have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things” (qtd. in NIV 1488). This verse in Romans, 2:1 translates into the idea that we as humans have no right to judge, as it is not our place. If some of those supposed “Christians” would acknowledge the entire bible, instead of the parts that are considered beneficial to their circumstance, there would be a considerable decrease in the amount of cases within the church where homosexual men and women deny their true selves and are then exposed through scandal. The bible also goes on to teach that “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good”(qtd. in NIV 1500). It is perplexing as to why people in society today cannot love whom they please because judgment and pompous behavior is currently running rampant. Dieufene 3 It is believed that if homosexuals were allowed to be married, they would also be given the right to adopt which will be the ultimate violation of everything they view to be moral. If homosexuals were allowed to

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