Gay Marriage Argumentative Essay by Top Papers

An argument that the State should legally recognize gay marriage.
# 141254 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Gender and Sexuality (Homosexuality) , Hot Topics (Same-Sex Marriage)

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The paper argues that gay marriage should be sanctioned by the state where likewise situated with heterosexual marriage. The paper mentions the arguments against that include morality, but this lacks foundation when specifically applied to gays regarding sexual, democratic and family values. The paper contends that constitutionally, gay marriage must be recognized on an "equality for all men" and "justice for all" basis.

From the Paper:

"There are two main arguments concerning legal recognition of same-sex marriage: morality, and constitutional rights. First I will propose the likely argument against recognition of gay marriage on the grounds that moral decay damages our conceptions of humanity as well as the institutions of marriage and family. In rebuttal, I will acknowledge the validity of a moral point of view, but that it simply does not apply to gay couples. Secondly, I will argue that Constitutional ideals and guarantees are circumvented by not recognizing gay marriage. The government certainly has an interest in protecting society from subversive..."

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