Same Sex Marriage: Not There Yet?
The cause or controversy with same sex marriage arises from the varied perspectives that people hold over marriage. According to Allen (951), the idea of same sex marriage demonstrates a fundamental drift from the norm of marriage as depicted within the current community. Others, nevertheless, believe that it is a simple extension of premises that begun long ago. The current society, however, demonstrates a shift where some people have indifferent views regarding the matter. Indeed, while some people would argue that same sex relations have existed for centuries, and it should be regarded as a norm, other people believe that same sex relations are simply a personal choice of spouse that should not warrant the input of other people.
Past interest in same sex marriage was developed by people that uphold the sacred pact of marriage between man and woman. In their view, marriage should lead to procreation whereby children acquired in the marriage benefit from the presence of two parents. The religious connotation surrounding marriage, according to Wilson (214), concerns the development of a family background that is safe and open to criticism by other Christians. In this view, same sex marriage does not support this point and should be limited or restricted to people that can create the “proper idea” of a marriage. The current view of same sex-marriage, however, is governed by two premises. The first view is based on the personal opinion that people should develop or uphold personal choices with regard to their choice of partner. The proponents of the view, advocate that there are some core values that all people share, especially when they are about to engage in a marriage contract. The values include aspects such as upholding family values and developing or progressing personal relationships within their family. The second theme is based on people that disregard the idea of same...