Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized?

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There is a lot of controversy about gay marriage and whether or not it should be legalized in certain states that haven 't yet legalized it. My opinion on this topic is that it should not be legalized for various reasons. My reasons on this have nothing to do with religion because religion shouldn’t have anything to do with their opinion; religion is a biased opinion because of its authenticity. Another thing that shouldn’t be considered is their opinion that doesn’t have a reasoning behind it like when people say that they don’t like to see same-sex people doing couple things out in the open. I will talk about children with same-sex parents needing a father and mother figure, ‘slippery slope’ chain reaction, and reproduction problems. I will also be talking about citizens who do not approve of their tax money going towards gay marriage. Children of same-sex couples, biological or not, need both a mother and a father in their life. There are things that a child learns from their mother that children cannot learn from male fathers, and vice versa. Those children will hunger for a mother like figure and a father-like figure. Seeing that most of the population is heterosexual, a child will look at the rest of society and wonder what it’s like to have parents of the opposite sex. According to an article on Ten Arguments From Social Science Against Same Sex Marriage, girls without a father figure increase their risk for early sexual activity which leads to teen

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