Con 1 The institution of marriage has traditionally been defined as being between a man and a woman. Con 10 Marriage is an outmoded, oppressive institution that should be weakened, not expanded. How dare anyone preclude love from manifesting in any form?
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Rather, anthropological research supports the conclusion that a vast array of family types, including families built upon same-sex partnerships, can contribute to stable and humane societies. Con 14 Civil unions and domestic partnerships can provide the protections and benefits gay couples need without changing the definition of marriage.
A highly regarded Pennsylvania newspaper — the Harrisburg Patriot-News, winner of a Pulitzer prize for its reporting on the Penn State football scandal — announced last week it would no longer accept opinion pieces against same-sex marriage. If you don't want to marry a person of the same gender you are, then don't.
Seemingly infertile heterosexual couples sometimes produce children, and medical advances may allow others to procreate in the future. Her case ironically combines two arguments often made by conservatives: states' rights and opposition to the estate tax, which conservatives call "the death tax.
More stances on this issue Government should not be involved. The world's first legal gay marriage ceremony took place in the Netherlands on Apr. Besides, it's hard to argue that Americans would have been better off without the Brown decision or that the culture wars wouldn't have roared ahead anyway without Roe.
Chicago 17th ed. It would be wrong for me to hate someone for it. In a unanimous ruling overturning that law, Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote that marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man" and its denial "on so unsupportable a basis" as race was "directly subversive of the principle of equality at the heart of the 14th Amendment.