Same Sex Marrage Essay

981 Words Jul 15th, 2013 4 Pages
Same Sex Marriage
Throughout the government we have the freedom to act on many things. Such as the freedom of speech, the freedom to practice our own beliefs, and the freedom of choice, but when it comes to the same sex population the government denies these freedoms by not allowing them the choice to marry their significant other. Within this essay I hope to shed some light on how it may affect a same sex partnership not being able to join in matrimony, but also how the government and religion play a part in denying these rights to the same sex society.
If we were to sincerely look in to the lives of a same sex couple we would see the same things we go through as straight couples; we love one another, we fight with each other, we are
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Taking away ones partner can have severe consequences such as a decrease in healing time. Some partners are all the family they have as many families disown a person for their sexual preference. "Uniquely affected are gay and lesbian Americans who are often barred from the bedsides of the partners with whom they may have spent decades of their lives — unable to be there for the person they love, and unable to act as a legal surrogate if their partner is incapacitated." (Jones, 2010) Religion also plays a huge part in determining whether same sex relationships are accepted. In the bible it states “Leviticus 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as hee lyeth with a woman, both of them haue committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shalbe vpon them.” (fascimile, 1611) . Religion pass a basis judgment against same sex community’s teaching us at a young age that being homosexual is wrong and will be punished at heavens gates. If we were to take out these lessons we would be able to teach our children to not judge people’s personal life before truly knowing them. As individuals we have no right to pass judgment on to others way of life. We do not judge ones with disabilities we

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