Should the Homogeneous Marriage Be Legalized?

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In USA, the number of same sex couples increased by 30% in the United States from 2000 to 20005. (Gates, 2006, P.2) And similar situation happened all over the world. Because of the increasing number of homosexuals, legalizing homogeneous marriage becomes a hot topic. There are five countries and one state now performing homogeneous marriage. And many countries are debating this issue. Traditionally, marriage is a union of a man and a woman. And the new concept of marriage, homogeneous marriage, is marriage between two women or two men. What are they pros and cons of legalizing homogeneous marriage? In this essay, we will discuss the points in negative side and affirmative side.

Let’s talk about the negative side first. Someone might
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Actually, homogeneous marriage is different from incest and human-beast marriage in nature. Homogeneous marriage, not like incest, involves two people who do not have blood relationship. Human and beast are different species. Because of these two differences, incest and human-beast marriage can not be legalized even homogeneous marriage is legalized.

Some people in religious conscience object by saying that marriage is holy, so the marriage system should be defended. Homogeneous marriage should not be legalized. They believe marriage between one man and one woman, like Adam and Eve, is the god’s decree. They think homogeneous marriage violate this decree. They believe that homosexuality is guilty, the god doesn’t cheer this. Actually, it is an appeal to unqualified authority. Since we cannot prove whether God exists, there is no evidence to prove that what the decree of god is.

For the affirmative side, homosexuals claim that they have human right so they have right to marriage. Human Right means one of the basic rights which many societies think every person should have to be treated in a fair equal way without cruelty, for example by their government, or the right to vote. (Cambridge Advanced Learner Dictionary). “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1) Therefore, homosexuals and heterosexuals both are born free and equal. Homosexuals should have the same right of marriage
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