Same Sex Marriages Essay

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"As a Baptist minister, I don't have the right to impose my views on anyone else. If committed gay and lesbian couples want to marry, that is their business; none of us should stand in their way," – Rev. Al Sharpton.
The topic of same sex marriage has been debated for many years of whether or not the United States should legalize it. I support same sex marriages because of equality, love, and knowing that it’s right.

In the Declaration of Independence, it states, "that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with ...view middle of the document...

Love is love. The government or anyone else should not be able to tell you whom you can or cannot love. It’s like when I go to the grocery store, is the government there to tell me which apple I am allowed to get? There’s no difference between a man loving a women and a man loving a man if the love is both equal.
Most people say that religion and the bible has caused them not to support same sex marriage. But, in Leviticus 19:19 "You are to keep My statutes. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together." So according to the bible you are not allowed to wear clothes made with two different materials. Which means you would not be allowed to wear a t-shirt made with half cotton and half polyester. But, most people wear it anyways. My point is, is that you cannot base all your decisions on what the bible says, but should base it on what’s right and wrong.

No one should have their rights taken from them. Equality, love, and knowing that it’s right have led me to support same sex marriages. One day, maybe we can all be treated equally.

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