The Legalization Of Gay Marriage

Decent Essays

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 …show more content…

In a I believe that a vast majority of people have a future goal to get married and start a family with the person they love, and now this is possible for everyone. Besides, denying someone from their right to marry creates discrimination and deprives same-sex couples and their families to equal social dignity. Same-sex couples can now enjoy the same marital benefits that heterosexual couples have gotten. So I am enlightened to be included in a society wherein acceptance has come a long way and will keep progressing over time. “As Justice Kennedy finished announcing his opinion from the bench, several lawyers seated in the bar section of the court’s gallery wiped away tears, while others grinned and exchanged embraces (Liptak).” This cheerful emotion spread nationwide from inside the courtroom to inside families’ home who have been advocacies of the gay right’s movement. Rainbows and beautiful quotes flooded all social media leaving me with a heart-warming feeling. One of the most memorable moments I had during this time was looking through the pictures. These picture expressed something that was more than just happiness and celebration there was also love and accomplishment in the people who had won the fight. Whether they were young, old single or with a partner, these individuals celebrated and the love just poured out of the pictures. “Today,” Barack Obama said, “we can say, in no uncertain terms, that we have made our union a

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