Should Homosexuals Be Allowed to Marry?

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Should Homosexuals Be Allowed to Marry?
Nataria Jackman
PHI 103
Instructor Renee Levant
January 16, 2012

Should Homosexuals Be Allowed to Marry? Marriage is a very sacred arrangement. It is a lifetime commitment said to be only between man and woman. These two people should love or be in love with each other. Over the years homosexuality has come to the forefront. The question of should homosexuals be allowed to marry each other has had the world in an uproar. Homosexuals, indeed should be able to marry each other with the same benefits as man and woman. I chose to write about gay marriage because it is very close and dear to me. I am a proud lesbian! I am not one of those lesbians that hate men, or anything of the
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Well, they decided to get a divorce. The state granted the couple a divorce. She called the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional because, if you do not allow nor do you recognize same sex marriage, how could you grant a same sex couple a divorce (Marrow & Goldberg, 2009). I agree with this judge completely. How is this not a double standard? So it is safe to say that for Texas, it is okay to divorce whomever, whether it is male and female, male and male, or female and female, but they can not get married here unless they are opposite sex. How can you divorce someone that you do not recognize as being married. I feel like this couple should have been made to file for a divorce in a state that recognizes gay marriage. Otherwise, you should allow gay couples to get married as they wish. Who are we hurting? Each person is held accountable for his/her own actions, so let us be responsible and deal with our relationship troubles. It is a relationship. It is not any different from an opposite sex marriage or relationship. We have to deal with our sins, let us.
The Huffington Post reports that Attorney General Eric Holder said President Barack Obama has concluded that the administration cannot defend the federal law that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. He noted that the congressional debate during passage of the Defense of Marriage Act “contains numerous expressions reflecting moral disapproval of gays and
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