Anti Same Sex-Marriages Essay

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Same-Sex Marriages
There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is homosexual marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights. Those of morals, family values and religion; and those of equality, constitutionality, and right to privacy. A battle has been in progress for years over whether equal rights and equal protection against discrimination should be extended to homosexuals. Recently this has expanded into the area of marriage. The topic of homosexual marriages is a prevalent issue today. Even in the nation's capital, representatives are finding ways to make this alliance unlawful. This
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Having homosexual parents is also a major stressor for a child due to society's norms and values, it can cause embarrassment and abnormal feelings. Children who are raised in alternative family lifestyles, are more likely to engage in drugs and have negative feelings towards their parents and themselves, than children raised by normal families." To allow an act such as homosexual marriages to continue, it displays that we have blatant disrespect for our children's future. To ensure that the United States remains successful, and remains the prominent leader of the world, we must first take care of our children. Banning homosexual marriages can do this and, it will lessen the amount of improper behavior our children see and imitate.

Many people believe God created man and woman with the intentions to bear children. In addition, they stress the absence of homosexuality in the Bible. Critics of homosexual marriages regard homosexuality as an abnormal behavior according to the Christian faith, which is the dominant religion in the United States. Homosexuality has been seen as an unacceptable lifestyle and those who practice it are prone to receive criticism if not outright hostility. Most respectable ministers would refuse to marry two people of same-sex marriage.

I feel that if same-sex marriages was to be allowed, that more people would start thinking it is okay to be gay; which it is not. Most

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