Same Sex Marriage
Bryant & Stratton College
Same Sex Marriage
Being loved, or loving someone, should be a great feeling. Having a caring, loving relationship is all that should matter. Should it matter if it’s a man or women? Would it be wrong to be in a same sex relationship? Why is it legal in some states, but not in others? You choose to be with who you love. So why not be able to commit and get married no matter where you live?
Some states have it so you can marry, whether man & wife, wife & wife, or man & man. They recognize that love is love, regardless of gender. We are supposed to be free, so why the need to control who we can be with legally. Man and women marriage is considered the American way, but to some it’s the odd way of living.
In 2003 Massachusetts become the first state to allow same sex marriage. They began issuing marriage licenses in 2004. Following them, other states started to pass bills regarding same sex marriage. Now in 2013 we have ten states that allow same sex marriage. States including Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, California, New York, Rhode Island, Delaware, Minnesota and The District of Columbia.
Some say same sex marriage is wrong; to live that kind of lifestyle, while others support it, knowing their choice is what makes them happy. To be in a healthy relationship with someone who treats you right. When both parties are committed, that should be the only factor considered when standing before the judge, priest, or pastor.
People concern themselves with the way others live, also trying to push their beliefs on them. “Judge not, that you be not judged, for with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will measure back to you” (Mathew 7: 1-4). People look at same sex marriage like it’s a crime, when to the individuals that are living this way, are just trying to be happy. If man and women can live...