Decrease the Divorce Rate Allowing gays to get married, will only increase marriage rates because a fewer amount of couples will get divorced when there is more compatibility. Marriage is what children can come from. If this was really true, how come hundreds of everyday gay people protest outside anti-gay marriage rallies? The problem with not allowing gay marriage is essentially the same issue. No, this debate is about whether the law that now defines marriage is itself good or bad, right or wrong. There was a time when a man and a woman of different races couldn't marry each other.
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I do not believe all opponents of gay marriage are hateful. Your email address will not be published. Did Gillette Miss a. There is no civil-rights discrimination involved when the law refuses to recognize my auto club as a church. There was a time when women were the legal property of their husbands.
Sign Up for Our Newsletters Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know now on politics, health, money and more. For the same reason it is important to straight people. The simple fact is that the civil right of equal treatment cannot constitute social reality by declaration. In other words, gay couples were more likely to get married to combine incomes and resources; lesbians tended to use marriage as a stepping stool towards creating a family, further emphasized by a spike in lesbians registering for marriage inthe year when joint adoption was made legal. Rather, it is about whether homosexual relationships should be identified as having the structure of marriage, and only after that can civil rights considerations emerge about how citizens should be treated fairly with respect to marriage. The Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. Accordingly, more and more people are starting to acknowledge the flawed nature of all arguments which oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage.