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No Restrictions on Love: The Inhumane Treatment of Gay People

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After the controversy of how Michael Sam’s football carrier will be affected because he came out about being gay, Dale Hansen responded with a commentary expressing, “You beat a woman and drag her down a flight of stairs, pulling her hair out by her roots? You are the fourth guy taken in the NFL draft. You kill people while driving drunk? That guy is welcome. Players accused of rape and pay the woman to go away? You lie to police trying to cover up a murder? We are comfortable with that. You love another man? Well, now you have gone too far!” This quote assists in comprehending the view people have of gay people. The thought of having a gay person on a football team bothers people more than the thought of having an abusive man or murderer. People talk about gay marriage as if it is such an issue. The prejudice many have toward gay people is truly inhumane, and more states should allow them to be together. Because of the unconstitutional and appalling views, gay marriage continues to remain a controversy. Individuals who are not permitted to marry the same gender are stripped from the rights everyone was born with. The Deceleration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, states,“ All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” (US 1776). If gay marriage is not legalized, then homosexual people will be ridden of the happiness and equality that the
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