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Same Sex Marriage

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Molly Mineo

on 27 April 2015

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Transcript of Same Sex Marriage

What is it?
Same sex couples deserve a chance to get married just as everyone else.

Everyone should be able to express their love by getting married and making their relationship official, no matter who it is that they end up falling in love with.
why marriage equality matters
Same-sex couples want to marry for all the same reasons as opposite-sex couples.
Same Sex Marriage
By Molly Mineo

For legal security
To publicly celebrate their commitment
to provide greater legal protection for their children
simply because they're in love
It is a huge topic of why same sex marriage should be legal and have the same commitments and benefits as
marriage of different sex.

In our society today, gay marriage has become a very well-known subject
because it concerns moral and human rights.

Same Sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is the marriage between two individuals of the same biological sex. It's also referred to as marriage equality or equal marriage.
Arguments against same sex marriage
"It's against my religion"
Many people that are against same sex marriage refer to their religions in an effort to oppose the legalization of same sex marriage. They argue that marriage is a religious institution and should not be tampered with
Marriage is for procreation
People againt same sex marriage argue that marriage is for pro creation and raising children
"It will affect the children"
Some argue that children need to grow up in a family with both a mom and a dad in order to "flourish", and by legalizing same sex marriage, it denys the child the right to be "normal"
why marriage equality matters
"If you like it than you should('ve) put a ring on it"- The queen, Beyonce
Thanks for listening fam
Legal Benefits that come with marriage
A marriage certificate allows married partners to easily prove their legal rights and have immediate access to all relationship entitlement, protections and responsibilities.
Counter Argument against "marriage is for procreation"
While the ability to produce children may be present in heterosexual couples, there are many couples that aren't able to have kids or don't want to have kids. This ignores the fact that people get married for a wide range of reasons besides pro creation
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