Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

912 Words Nov 5th, 2015 4 Pages
June 26, 2015, the day in which the Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to legally marry nationwide. Legalizing same-sex marriage has become a major political issue and has caused many debates. Many believe that homosexuality is immoral and against the bible, while others think of it as just another way of living. Although every person has their own perspective, whether they are for or against same-sex marriage, it should not be looked down upon or disrespected for the sake of what they believe in. Each person should be able to live their life comfortably no matter what the circumstance and this is one of them. In the process of debating either ‘for or against’, everyone should keep an optimistic mind on the different view points each have before discriminating against the other. As for the pros of legalizing same-sex marriage, many believe there could not be any while others think that is all there should be. Normalizing same-sex marriage plays an important role in our movement towards improving health benefits and a stronger stability of our society. Statistics have shown that “Lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons in legal same-sex marriages and partnerships would experience better mental health than lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons not in the same-sex legal relationships.” (Wight 2015, 340). Wight explains that being in a same-sex relationship can help you to be more stable on a daily basis. Not only do same-sex marriages provide…
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