Marriage Is A Fundamental Right Of All Humans

1706 WordsApr 28, 20167 Pages
To have and to hold. From this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part. Love and marriage is a concept, that from a young age, people strive for, yet, due to laws and religion, same-sex couples cannot get married. Love provides humans with social development and the happiness people search for and hope for in life. It provides the aid that a friend cannot do and provides the emotional support every human deserves. Marriage is a fundamental right of all humans; however, religion,laws, and the traditional idea of marriage prevent same-sex couples from progressing in rights of full equality. Marriage provides a multifarious of legal, social, and physiological benefits…show more content…
Marriage is an overall concept that people adore and love, and as Nussbaum states,"most people who get married view that statement as a very important part of their lives" (Nussbaum), it is that extra boost in commitment and love, and bestows upon the couple an intense sense of euphoria. People believe they should get married because of love, friendship, and the civil benefits, like tax exemptions. Although civil unions are the leading substitute for people who never support same-sex marriage, "...legal unions other than marriage do not give same-sex couples the same social and cultural recognition that comes from marriage" ("12 Reasons") and civil unions destroy the idea of impartiality, and the knowing of being secure. Studies show,"marriage provides both physical and psychological health benefits, and banning gay marriage increases rates of psychological disorders" ("Should Gay"), with this study, people can clearly examine that marriage will aid people coping with disorders. Depression and anxiety are horrid disorders and it is unfair for people, who just crave love, to gain these disorders because they cannot marry. Therefore, people need to be allowed to marry because no one deserves to live with a disorder, especially if it can be prevented. Ideas and morals begin to adjust over time: "Opponents contend that marriage has traditionally been defined as being one man and one woman, and that marriage is primarily for procreation" ("Background of"). Development is
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