A deeply divided supreme court on friday delivered a historic victory for gay rights, ruling 5 to 4 that the constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry no matter where they live. Ron paul believes homosexuals should be allowed to marryin states that legalize the practice at the same time, paul is a lifelong christian who says he personally believes in traditional. Homosexual activists argue that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue similar to the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s this is false first of all, sexual behavior and race are essentially different realities. Constitutional protection a parliamentary research motion regarding lgbt rights in turkey was proposed and same-sex couples should be allowed to marry.
By a 6 to 3 vote, the court found the colorado provision to lack a rational basis, and therefore to violate the equal protection rights of homosexuals justice kennedy's opinion concluded amendment 2 was born of animosity toward gays. But since the counter-culture movement, homosexuals had begun to raise, revolt, constantly to fight for their rights, especially the rights of marriage, as a minority group this article will discuss the issue, whether homosexuals should have the right to marry, from the trends in sexual morality and the changes in the function of modern. Change the constitution and stop the argument marriage is not a strictly religious institution, but a legal one as well allowing the decision up to states rights is a cop out decision that promotes discrimination against homosexuals, who want to get married and normalize themselves in society as much as heterosexuals do.
Homosexuals don't want special rights with regards to marriage they want the same rights if the state forbode marriage to those under five feet high, or to those who weren't born in the usa, there would be no argument. In a post-abc poll in march 2004, 38 percent said same-sex marriage should be legal, while 59 percent said it should not, the same percentage now in favor of allowing gays to marry. Probably the most serious objection to creating a constitutional right to plural marriage (or its equivalent on equal protection grounds) would be that to permit such marriage is to subordinate some women and condemn them to unhappiness or misery.
Washington — in a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the supreme court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on friday that the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. Gay marriage should be legal because illegal marriage is a form of discrimination in the united states, only 25 states as well as the district of columbia have legalized same-sex marriage to date the remaining 25 currently declare gay marriage as illegal, or incorporate various forms of bans in their laws or constitutional amendments. The freedom to marry is a basic human right that belongs to each individual--not the state the government should not be in the position of arranging our marriages,(matt coles) gay marriages are presently illegal in the united states this prohibition is a blatant form of discrimination, carried. Homosexuals should be allowed to marry because the disallowance of it violates their constitutional rights marriage is an institution long recognized by our government under the right to pursue happiness, and denying that right to any couple, regardless of gender, is unconstitutional. The fourteenth amendment's guarantee of equal protection under the laws has been interpreted that all people, regardless of sexual orientation, should be protected in their right to marry, which, in turn, has given them loads of other rights, too.
B protect the right of individual countries to enforce their own laws regarding sexuality c defend the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and intersex people d stay neutral in the controversy over gay rights. The public national discussion around same-sex marriage first began in 1993 when the hawaii supreme court ruled that laws denying same-sex couples the right to marry violated state constitutional equal protection rights unless the state could show a compelling reason for such discrimination. As for transgender people, 60% agreed that they should have the same rights, 62% believed they should be protected from employment discrimination and 53% believed they should be allowed to change their legal gender. The rights of others should never be put to a vote this is the one thing that was supposed to be denied the people in a constitutional democracy majority rule democracy died with the ancient greeks.
The amendment should fully protect marriage, while leaving the state legislatures free to make their own choices in defining legal arrangements other than marriage america's a free society which limits the role of government in the lives of our citizens. Same-sex couples should have access to the same benefits enjoyed by heterosexual married couples there are 1,138 benefits, rights and protections available to married couples in federal law alone, according to a general accounting office assessment made in 2004.
Connecticut also ruled in favor of marriage rights for gays in 2008, and since then, new hampshire, massachusetts, vermont and new york have all followed and changed their civil union laws to allow lgbtq people the right to legally marry. Gay marriage should be allowed love is love if homosexuals want to get married it should be allowed we all have our own rights we should be able to do what makes us happy, not what makes other people happy. Such questions, the penumbra of any constitutional debate, require us to identify the vital rights and interests that need state protection and to think how to protect them without impermissibly infringing either equality or individual liberty. Gays and lesbians to marry legally and only 32 percent favor same-sex marriage while 44 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 29 are in favor, the largest group in favor.