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JU 102 Debate Analysis: Against Gay Marriage
Same Sex Marriage also known as gay marriage or equal marriage is marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or gender identity. In the 20th and 21st centuries various types of same-sex unions have come to be legalized. Same-sex marriage is currently legal in these following countries: United States (2015), Greenland (2015), Ireland (2015), Luxembourg (2014), Scotland (2014), England and Wales (2013), Brazil (2013), France (2013), New Zealand (2013), Uruguay (2013), Denmark (2012), Argentina (2010), Portugal (2010), Iceland (2010), Sweden (2009), Norway (2009), South Africa (2006), Spain (2005), Canada (2005), Belgium (2003), The Netherlands (2000).
Three reasons why the opposing side wants to legalize the same sex marriage: First is, they have said all have a sin nature, with weaknesses to sin in particular ways and some people express their sin nature one way, other people express theirs in other ways. Homosexuality is just one way in a fair and balanced way. Secondly, Marriage is a basic human right and an individual personal choice and the State should not interfere with same-gender couples who choose to marry. Thirdly, ending discrimination enhances the human spirit and makes all our lives better.
To refute these three reasons why sex marriage should be legal I would say that the truth is even though all of us have a sinful nature it does not mean we will take advantage of the grace of God. We were made by God to glorify Him and to do of His will not to do what we wanted because most of the time what we want is not always what we are supposed to do. Also, the ‘Pro side’ says that they have the right to be married. Yes, it is right that marriage is a personal choice but it does not mean that you are able to be married with your same sex and not considering the laws of God…...

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