Running Head: Health issues
July 13, 2009
To be a human in American and not believe that someone should be entitled to marry whom ever they feel is insane and crazy. The dictionary defines “marriage” in several different ways. The primary definition is the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as a husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law. Marriage is also defined as the state of being united to a person of the same sex in a relationship like that of a traditional marriage. The debates on whatever gay marriages should be ...view middle of the document...
Some say that marriage is not unequal is stupid all marriages are hard and unequal until you find your ground and feel that same sex marriages will only confuse people. The movement within the homosexually community fights that the search of social recognition and legal benefits by any means of marriage it reinforces marriage as an institution of exclusion. It will extend the rights and benefits to people on the basis of their relationship status. Same sex marriage should be passing as a law if you ask me. I believe that if someone loves the other a feel that they want to spend the rest of their lives together who are u to stop them. Unjust is a big word to use when speaking about denying someone there rights, therefore let people be who they are a worry about bigger problems.
In the case of Lawrence v. Texas, two gay men were deprived of their privacy and equal protection rights under the law when they were arrested in 1998 for having sex in their home. John G. Lawrence and another man were found having sex when a neighbor called police with a false “weapons disturbance” complaint. Mr. Lawrence and the other man were put in jail overnight and both were fined $200 for violating the states (Texas) “Homosexual Conduct Law” or the “sodomy law.” Both laws prohibited anal and oral intercourse between two people or a person and an animal. Either of these was a punishable criminal offense. This law seemed to be created mainly to attack homosexuals (especially gay men) since most sexual activity between homosexuals involves anal or oral sex. This...