Take a Stand: Gay Marriage
Homosexuality is an attraction to individuals of the same sex. Some individuals believe gays shouldn’t exist and especially gay marriage shouldn’t be legal. So far, only nineteen states have legalized same sex marriage, while thirty-one states banned same sex marriage. Many people judge gays like they’re another race, but they are human too just like everyone else. Gay marriage should be legal because, who are people to deny others their right to love? Discrimination is repeating all over again. Lastly, gays are human, so they should be treated equally. The definition of love in my opinion is a common bond between two people. They might feel they need each other just to breathe and survive, they never want to be apart from each other. Love is unconditionally non-judging, endless feelings for one another. Love cannot be easily broken easily. Everyone has a heart and no one has the right to tell a person who they can love or cannot love. Homosexuals has a right to love whoever they choose to. It’s unfair to homosexuals that they’re judged and told who they can’t love. It shouldn’t matter who they choose to love, it’s none of people business. The only thing that matters in a marriage is love. How would you feel to be judged every second of the day? Love doesn’t judge and so shouldn’t you. “The right to marry, and to marry the person of one’s choice is a fundamental right and a necessary aspect of human happiness” (Goetting, 2013, p.138). Discrimination is an unjust treatment of others. Discrimination is the dislike of something or someone because of a feature, either physical or mental. Judging others because you don’t like them. What happened to the saying, don’t judge a book by its cover. Past generations have experienced discrimination so much. For instance, slavery African Americans and were put into slavery and worked for the white man. Next, in the 1950’s and 60’s racism was at an all-time high. Blacks and whites were...
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