Same Sex Marriages

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Same Sex Marriages
Introduction
From the day we are born to the day that we die the one thing EVERYONE is looking for is that one person that they could spend the rest of their lives with. Each person dreams about their one true love, someone they can marry, have a family with and live happily ever after. We were all taught this at a very young age watching the adults around us, and Disney movies about finding our prince charming, but what if you fall in love with someone you never expected? What if it was even someone of the same sex? In the state of Texas gay marriage is illegal and we need to change this. According to “Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?” as of, “March 1, 2012 eight states (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New
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People that oppose believe legalizing gay marriage will redefine marriage, but it will not redefine marriage for them personally, it will strictly federally. Heterosexual marriages may be the ‘norm’ for many children but I don’t believe it is the only way to go. The article “Against Nature” by Elizabeth Cole has proven to me how stubborn people are with their beliefs’ and not open to change and we need to be. I believe that one of the greatest benefits the United States will gain from supporting same sex marriages is that these married couples that aren’t able to have children with each other can adopt some of the children we have in foster care. In “Should Gay marriage be legal?” allowing, “Gay marriage will make it easier for same-sex couples to adopt children. In the US 100,000 children are waiting to be adopted”. Also in “Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?” a study was done in June 2010 finding, “That children of lesbian mother were rated higher than children of heterosexual parents in social and academic competence and had few social problems. A July 2010 study found that children of gay fathers were as well adjusted as those

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