“Same-Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized” Essay

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PONTICIFICA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA MDRE Y MAESTRA.
RECINTO SANTO TOMAS DE AQUINO.

Academic Writing
ILE-322

Student Name:
Leslie Herrera.

ID Number:
2009-5699

Teacher:
Emilia Gracia

Final Draft: Essay 3.
Same-Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized”.

July 18th 2012.
Same-Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized.

As we know, same-sex marriage has been discussed and argued for a long time. Within the controversial topic of gay rights, there’s no area more controversial than same-sex marriage. And all of us ask ourselves if same-sex marriage should be legal or not. But the fact is that we have to start thinking about it as a moral and religious topic. The government shouldn’t legalize the same-sex marriage because the
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Therefore, same-sex marriage is totally the opposite of the traditional institution of marriage; those are two things that cannot have the same rights, and actually God made us to be heterosexual no homosexual.

In addition, marriage is a religious rite. “Gay marriage is not compatible with the beliefs, sacred texts, and traditions of many religious groups” (ProCon.org, 2011, Con Gay Marriage, ¶4). In fact, we know that most of the religions are opposing same-sex marriage, because they are always guided by the Bible and God’s commandments and his teachings. “Marriage was established by the Creator with its own nature, essential properties and purpose. No ideology can erase from the human spirit the certainty that marriage exists solely between a man and a woman” (ProCon.org, 2011, Con Gay Marriage, ¶12). If same-sex is legalized, churches and other religious institutions would be forced to change their rules in order to marry same-sex marriage couples.

Furthermore, one of the biggest problems for society and probably the most important for new generations is that same-sex marriage would be that those couples will be able to adopt children if they are given the right to marry. “The institution of marriage as a union of man and woman, uniquely involving the procreation and rearing of children within a family, is as old as
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