Married couples are offered quite a few benefits from the government, which is a large reason many people decide to take the plunge into matrimony. Tina Tessina. But no same-sex couples, even those who are married, receive federal benefits of marriage because of the Defense of Marriage Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton.
The Congressional Budget Office estimated on Dec.
I've been in a domestic partnership, a marriage, I don't care what you call us, we refer to each other as husbands," he added. History of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate, - present. Traditionally, we treated illnesses with ineffective or dangerous mumbo jumbo, cast aside the disabled and righteously persecuted those with differing religious views.
Separate and Dominate. By reducing the differences in opportunities and experiences between gay and heterosexual people, this unique culture may cease to exist.
Here are the proper bibliographic citations for this page according to four style manuals in alphabetical order :. One of the major benefits of same sex marriage is that it reduces violence towards the LGBTQ community and the children of such couples are also raised without facing stigma from society.
Furthermore, many state that it is consistent with scripture. Will Cunningham. Are you joking? Particularly given that such a concession comes at no cost to themselves And I confess to but don't apologize for expressing this view with great vehemence and for exhibiting so little patience with the idea that due to inchoate and unproven fears, religious dictates and aesthetic concerns we ought to continue for one more day to treat gay people and gay couples as second-class under the law.
Con 8 Legalizing gay marriage often leads to an end to domestic partnership benefits for gay and straight couples, which disadvantages couples who choose not to get married.
For many people, same-sex marriages are immoral; they say it destructs the conception of marriage at all and leads to depravation of nation. Burrows recounted his story of hardship once his partner, Bill Swenor, died in Con 7 Gay marriage is contrary to the word of God and is incompatible with the beliefs, sacred texts, and traditions of many religious groups.
Denying them is a violation of religious freedom civil and religious marriages are two separate institutions. Pros and Cons of Gay Marriage Gay marriage is a controversial issue that attracts numerous reactions from those advocating and those opposing the vise.
In fact, they may be more stable than heterosexual marriages.