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Behind Joe Biden’s Evolution on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights
LAWRENCE V. TEXAS
Many people are against Gay marriage, while, at the same time, in support of civil unions Dudley. The semantic debate over what to call Gay marriage however fails to take into account the true nature of what Gays seek and what opponents oppose. Gays seek full marriage equality in word and in deed, not a separate but equal status. We must move the debate beyond terminology and focus on the issue of why Gays deserve equal access to all rights, specifically the right to marry. In most cases, current State, Federal and local law will find against the rights of the non-marred partner to make medical decisions for their significant other. In marriage, when a partner is injured or killed, the law recognizes the married partner as the next of kin; therefore, they are able to make the decisions for the incapacitated partner.
Republican Views on Gay Marriage
Marriage equality has become a central pillar of the modern gay rights movement. But despite recent advances, not all gay people are so eager to ring the wedding bells. And now to a very different story about the way we live now. It is June, and among other milestones and events observed and celebrated this month, it is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. We've got a series of conversations planned about what LGBT pride means some 40 years after the modern gay rights movement was born.
Pretty soon, the conversation has moved on, and the moment is lost. Your Response : Okay, then name one demonstrable, tangible effect that same-sex marriages have on the functioning of individual heterosexual marriages. The legal rights and benefits of heterosexual couples are completely unaffected by the existence of gay marriage.