The Congressional Budget Office estimated on Dec. As explained by David S. Are people born gay? Last modified on July 10, Con 8 Legalizing gay marriage often leads to an end to domestic partnership benefits for gay and straight couples, which disadvantages couples who choose not to get married.
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If two people want to make their relationship more stable, and commit more deeply to each other, that can only be good for California. They're asking you to recognize the line America tries to maintain between personal morality and the judgment of the law; between what's your business and what's none of your business.
First, he has not provided a shred of evidence to justify this view. I'll leave it up to my opponent to make the case against same-sex marriage. I do believe that historically the way marriage has been regulated is at the state level.
Report this Argument Pro giuliaalivia forfeited this round. Another good thing is comity. Letha Scanzoni and Virginia Mollenkott.
Before one can say that a particular marriage policy violates any Constitutional norms, one must first settle the prior issue of what marriage is. Pro attacks the notion of marriage as based on procreative type acts as being "contrived and ad hoc" and that "entrenching heteronormative views into society is not a state interest.
Marriage as a Fundamental Right Both myself and Pro are in agreement on this point. Do you like this debate? Con 12 Marriage is a privilege, not a right.
Turabian 8th ed. Anderson, William E. Pro 15 Many religious leaders and churches support gay marriage and say it is consistent with scripture. Here's how terms and conditions apply.