The Right to Marriage for the Gays Essay

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The Constitution itself states, “No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law…” This section of the Constitution (Amendments Since The Bill of Rights, Amendment XIV) goes along with discrimination is against the law. Allowing gay marriage ensures the people of the United States that every citizen has equal rights. It also ensures those who are coming to America that they will have the same rights as every citizen who is already here no matter their race, origin, values, beliefs, and religion. It says that America follows and sticks to their word. Allowing gay marriage…show more content…
Most of these children have not only a very low IQ score and don’t graduate, but they also turn to crime, drugs, and end up getting pregnant at a very early age. By legalizing gay marriage, many of these children can get permanent homes, for more than 90% percent of the time you have to be married in order to adopt. In 2011, research found that same sex couples not only adopted different raced children, but they also adopted the “hard to place” children (children over the age of 6) and even adopted a special needs child. Allowing same sex marriages, allows these children a real chance at not only having a real family, which they always dream of, but also getting a real chance at life. Homosexual couples are just as good parents as heterosexual couples. They both not only can offer a loving and caring home, but they will also provide the child with clothing, food, a bed, and a home. 30% of teen suicide is related to being gay. Legalizing gay marriage will cut the rate of teen suicide down. Teens that are gay are two to three times more likely to commit suicide due to constant bullying than those who aren’t gay. They are also more likely to miss more school due to constant bullying at school such as physical harassment and assault. This constant bullying results to gay teens committing suicide. By legalizing and recognizing same sex marriage, we are showing our children
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