These results support prior research that different-sex couples do not invest in children at appreciably different levels than same-sex couples. If civil marriage means the voluntary union of two persons as spouses, to the exclusion of all others how can this lead to an acceptance of polygamy and incest?
Does this mean that the women over childbearing age, or infertile or elderly people should not be allowed to marry? Men who are married earn more, work harder, drink less, live longer, spend more time attending religious services, and are more sexually faithful.
In America, the distinction can get blurry because states permit clergy to carry out both religious and civil marriage in a single ceremony.
Furthermore, we find is ironic that the opposition would argue for plurality, while at the same time taking the stance that a majorities view should be allowed to ban a minorities rights. Mechanism such as civil unions achieve the best of all possible worlds.
Focusing on the perceived impact of same-sex marriage in respondents' lives, I investigate the relationship between Black LGBs' perception of same-sex marriage legalization and their intersectional identities and community membership. Further, proposition persists in failing to pry apart concerns by gay persons that fall outside the debate, but which are legitimate.
It is precisely because moral views reflect the socio-cultural norms within which they were developed that moral objectivity is elusive. Until recently same sex couples have been excluded from legally recognized marriage in the United States.
The Church is hardly a political leviathan—just look at their epic failure in getting their preferred candidates elected. ADS kg to lbs. Opponents of same-sex marriage feel compelled to offer secular arguments in litigation, but these arguments often seem like makeweight substitutes for the real basis for their position—which is grounded on religious beliefs.
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Gender comparisons using the validated scale showed that in college and non-college samples, women had a significantly more positive attitude toward same-sex marriage than did men. This study examines the ways in which legally recognized same-sex marriage affects the understanding of same-sex romantic relationships for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered LGBT individuals.
Another avenue of advocacy that the American Psychological Association could undertake…. In my judgment, the primary arguments for denying same-sex couples the right to marry are religious in nature. Why do we allow inter-racial marriages?