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There are several advantages which can be listed down for same sex marriage, keeping in mind all of them are bound to legal jurisdictions. Share on Facebook. It imposes acceptance. It sends a message that you're not part of this society, that you're not equal and your relationship is not valued.
Many of these opponents of same-sex marriage endorse the idea of civil unions between gay couples.
Toward the bottom, one of my long-time sparring partners on the blog said he was hurt and angry by how warmly I'd objected to his views I called them churlish and tedious. It is important to acknowledge that when we look at books, scriptures, and even evidence-based literature, we tend to see what is already inside us.
Accepted December 23, The effects of marriage, civil union, and domestic partnership laws on the health and well-being of children. Why are legally married individuals healthier than their single counterparts?
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Whereas, legal marriage status confers numerous financial and legal benefits upon married individuals that improve access to health care;. Today I helpfully list them and explain why none passes the test to which we would ordinarily put a prohibition. Correspondence should be sent to William C.
I will not debate the morality of various forms of private sexual conduct between consenting adults and neither should our lawmakers. Fractured social-support mechanisms and minority-stress—associated low self-esteem contribute to a high prevalence of self-destructive behaviors, such as substance abuse, suicide, and risky sexual behavior.