Is Gay Marriage Protected by the US Constitution?
The big debate sweeping the nation today is “Is gay marriage protected by the US Constitution?” Many gay rights activists are striving to make gay marriage legal, but there is a huge amount of evidence against the thinking that same sex marriage should be legal. Many government officials are not on board, there are Acts that are against it, and the Constitution does not say it is right.
Government officials like Barrack Obama are reluctant to be on the “gay’s” side. When some of them interviewed him, he would not say that he supported gay marriage, he would only say that he pushed for a civil union for same-sexes. President Obama is obviously not for the protection of gay marriage.
President Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act in his term. It stated that marriage is a “legal union between one man and one woman.” Clearly, the Act did not say marriage is a “legal union between one man and one man.” Nor did it say marriage is a “legal union between one woman and one woman.” It has to be the opposite sex. President Clinton is another government official who is against the idea of marriage between the same sex.
Gay marriage is not protected by the US Constitution. There is nothing in there that says marriage can be between the same sex if you want it to. You might think that since a law was past stating that it is legal for there to be interracial marriage that it is okay for same sex marriage to happen, but it is not. The Constitution compels governments to be blind to race, not sex. If it wanted for governments to be blind to sex, then there would be no need for the women’s rights law to be passed. The Constitution does not protect same sex marriage.
Many people think it should be legal for a man to marry a man and the same with a woman, but there is little evidence to back these claims. So many people like it the way it is with opposite sex marriage. This is obviously including our Founding Fathers who wrote the US Constitution and so many of our own high ranking government officials. It is clear that same sex marriage should be outlawed, for good!
Please keep in mind that the Constitution can be interpreted in many ways and there are many different opinions on it. This is just one of them. Please comment only if you intend on being in support or in polite opposition. Thanks!