Same Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized

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Juanito Bacuyag Jr.
English P71
Jana Wong
02/05/2014
Same Sex Marriage Should Not Be Legalized Same sex marriage, also known as equal marriage or gay marriage, is marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or gender identity.The question of legalization of same sex marriage is an issue in many of our states today and in other countries. At least “17 U.S. states are now permitting gay marriage and some are still pending” (Bloomberg). Many people have their own beliefs and reasonings when it comes to same-sex marriage; however, God made a man and a woman to join hands together and say vows in the right way. God made Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve; as a result, a man is for woman and a woman is for man. Take a look what God
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While pros say that gay marriage would make it easier for same-sex couples to adopt, providing stable homes for children who would otherwise be left in foster care. And same-sex marriage is a civil right. Some are neutral when it comes to same sex marriage issue because we have free will and we must live our life how we want. Now let’s see the effects of same sex marriage.
Effects of Same Sex Marriage
The first argument against same sex marriages is quite obvious: the human population will diminish gradually in size. Same sex marriages means that offspring cannot be produced naturally. The married couple would have to opt for artificial insemination or to adopt a child if they plan on building a family; however, it is in the child’s best interests that he be raised under the influence of his natural father and mother. As argued by Ryan T. Anderson, William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and a Free Society at The Heritage Foundation,
"In recent decades, marriage has been weakened by a revisionist view that is more about adults’ desires than children’s needs... Redefining marriage to include same-sex relationships is the culmination of this revisionism, and it would leave emotional intensity as the only thing that sets marriage apart from other bonds." (Heritage.org)
A child of a same-sex marriage will always be
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