The Debate Over Gay Marriage

858 WordsDec 15, 20154 Pages
Although gay marriage has been legalized in all of the United States, the idea is still heavily debated. Richard Fitzgibbons, one of the various authors of the book Homosexuality: Opposing Viewpoints (Homosexuality is Caused by Psychological Trauma, p.36) believe that in order to get rid of pain, a person can be overcome by strong, erotic desires and actions, however, this does not entirely make sense. If a man were to be sexaully assaulted by another man, they would, more than likely remain straight, considering they were hurt by someone of the same sex. Religion Several people use religion as an argument against homosexuality, such as Matt Slick, writer of the article What does the Bible say about homosexuality?. Matt uses the bible as a source quoting scriptural citations, such as in Leviticus 18:22, where it says: “You should not lay with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.” This, however, only makes a strong argument in the case of a person who actually believes there is a God. Also, in Leviticus chapter 19, verse 27, the bible clearly says that one should not shave the hairs at the sides of their head, which basically means that haircuts were also a sin. Homosexuality is “Unnatural” Many times, in an article, a person against gay marriage, or homosexuality in general will use the argument that

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