Understanding Lgbtq Rights

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Understanding LGBTQ Rights “I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that 's not what America 's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don 't contract them,” President Barack Obama says. Soon later, on July 26, 2015 President Barack Obama declares that same-sex marriage will be allowed in all states of America. The United States Supreme Court ruled that the denial of marriage licenses to same-sex couples and the refusal to recognize same-sex marriages being performed is no longer allowed in the US. After the announcement, the country went lunatic.…show more content…
Nash Grier tweets, “Gay rights? Nahhh.” Arnold Schwarzenegger says, “ I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.” Mario Cantone says, “Our black president can 't say that he 's for gay marriage. That is upsetting to me.” (http://time.com/3937535/us-supreme-court-gay-same-sex-marriage-twitter-reactions/)(http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/gay_marriage.html)(http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/m/mariocanto499817.html?src=t_gay_marriage) Despite the negative attitudes, there are celebrations, parties, parades, and lots of other activities being held to celebrate the announcement of same-sex marriage, or equality. The famous social media app, Twitter, even added a rainbow-colored heart to every tweet using the hashtag “#LoveWins.”After the approval, a gay men 's’ chorus sang the National Anthem in front of the Supreme Court. Outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, huge crowds stood outside waving rainbow-printing flags. (http://abcnews.go.com/US/celebrations-break-sex-marriage-legalized-nationwide/story?id=32051778
In 1996, twenty-seven percent accepted gay marriage, and sixty-eight percent were opposed against it. In 2011, barely over fifty percent accepted it, but it was a huge increase. From 2011 to 2012, the acceptance rate only increased by one percent. Now, in year 2015, a new goal was reached, and fifty-five percent now accept gay marriage. Even though more people are starting to accept
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