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Same Sex Marriage
Same sex marriage is a marriage between two people of the same sex. When it comes to discussing Gay Marriage opinions can vary greatly and has and still does cause many heated debates.
Many countries have now legalized gay marriage, in the US each state has been allowed to debate and decide on legalization.
6 US States have now Legalized Gay Marriage and this number is set to increase over the next few years.
Changing Attitudes towards Gay Marriage
Poll: Majority Now Favors Gay Marriage Rights
A new CNN poll finds that 49% of Americans believe gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry and have their marriage recognized by law, and 52% believe gays and lesbians should have the Constitutional right to marry.
This is the first poll to show a majority of Americans in favor of same-sex marriage.
On the 24th of June 2011 New York became the largest state to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
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World homosexuality laws
Arguments for the Legalization of Gay Marriage in the US
Here is a list of arguments for the Legalization of Gay Marriage in the US:
If you do not Legalize Gay Marriage, it is a violation of religous freedom
Benefits enjoyed by Married Couples should be available to all couples, such as joint ownership, medical decision making.
Denying couples marriage is discrimination against minorities
It does not hurt other people
Homosexuality is not learned it is biological, it is now an accepted lifestyle in modern society
The same financial benefits of marriage should be enjoyed by all couples
Child Adoptions would increase