Both in the U. Accordingly, more and more people are starting to acknowledge the flawed nature of all arguments which oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage. This article discusses 10 of the most common positions presented by opponents of marriage equality and outlines why each deserves a failing grade. The most basic argument presented by gay marriage opponents purports that marriage between two people of the same sex is "not natural" and is in violation of the "natural order.
The Top 10 Arguments Against Gay Marriage: All Receive Failing Grades!
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Support for same-sex marriage has increased substantially across virtually all demographic and partisan groups over the past decade. At the same time, there continue to be sharp differences in opinions about this issue — by generation, partisanship and ideology, race and religion. Millennials — adults born since who are currently ages 18 to 34 — continue to be far more supportive of same-sex marriage than older age cohorts. But among both Boomers and Silents, support for same-sex marriage has increased over the past decade nine percentage points among Boomers, 16 percentage points among Silents.
It is clear, however, that the Bible condemns homosexuality as an immoral and unnatural sin. Leviticus identifies homosexual sex as an abomination, a detestable sin. Every mention of marriage in the Bible refers to the union of a male and a female.
But as a marriage advocate, the time has come for me to accept gay marriage and emphasize the good that it can do. I opposed gay marriage believing that children have the right, insofar as society makes it possible, to know and to be cared for by the two parents who brought them into this world. Marriage is how society recognizes and protects this right. Marriage says to a child: The man and the woman whose sexual union made you will also be there to love and raise you.