The Legalization Of Gay Marriage

1527 Words Oct 2nd, 2015 7 Pages
Anna Aiello
Professor Jessica Lugo
College Writing 1
25 September 2015

The Legalization of Gay Marriage A New York Times article honors that on June 26th, the United States declared same-sex marriage a right nationwide. “Love wins,” chanted the crowd outside the Supreme Court (Liptak). The Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrated the new feeling they received of love equality. For many years, homosexuals companions have been deprived from their right to become legally united. This decision will change the lives of homosexual people in future generations and it is an event that will be eternally appreciated by the people who are affected. “Marriage is a “keystone of our social order,” Justice Kennedy said (Liptak).” The legalization of gay marriage will be considered an important event in history and future generations will remember people in this generation for fighting for this right. In the New York Times article, by Adam Liptak, he includes sections of a touching passage Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.” Here he is explaining that there is a substantial difference between being in a civil union and being legally married. He expresses his understanding that marriage is the highest ideal of love and includes characteristics that are associated…

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