Legal recognition of same-sex “marriage” would necessarily obscure certain basic moral values, devalue traditional marriage, and weaken public morality 5 it turns a moral wrong into a civil right homosexual activists argue that same-sex “marriage” is a civil rights issue similar to the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s this is false. Same-sex marriage has nothing to do with civil rights, this is an issue of morality, said hunt demonstrations look familiar but outside courthouses in san francisco, boston and atlanta, the demonstrations look familiar.
Homosexual activists argue that same-sex “marriage” is a civil rights issue similar to the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s this is false first of all, sexual behavior and race are essentially different realities. Civil rights and same-sex marriage although debated, marriage is the former kind: a natural, pre-political right that is part of the created order therefore, the civil right to marriage depends on marriage as a naturally occurring, negative right. Same-sex marriage in the united states was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on june 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of a landmark civil rights ruling by the supreme court of the united states.
The bill converted civil unions to marriage and recognizes civil unions and same sex marriage from other jurisdictions the law went into effect aug 1, 2013 delaware passed same-sex marriage legislation and governor markell signed the bill into law on may 7, 2013. Sure marriage is a civil right, that doesn’t mean that gays can or should try to snuggle up to the african-american civil rights movement any one can find comparisons to their cause, with the.
But this is simply not the case across the board in america a total of 33 of the united states are living in an ethically backwards society, where all people aren't treated equally these 33 states do not allow same-sex marriage all people should be allowed the right to marry, regardless of anything, especially if the reason is not unlawful. In 1999, the state supreme court issued a ruling that required vermont to offer same-sex couples the same rights that heterosexual couples receive through marriage this was groundbreaking in that it introduced a legal precedent, and in that it established civil unions as an institution.
Same-sex marriage has become the latest, and possibly one of the last, battlegrounds for civil rights in america it is less of an issue of personal opinion and more of an issue of individual.
The advocates for the normalization of homosexuality and the legalization of same-sex marriage have used legal arguments developed from the civil rights era to their advantage arguments used to end the scourge of racial segregation were deployed to normalize homosexuality and homosexual relationships. Nor is the debate, at least currently, about the civil aspects of marriage: we are moving toward a consensus that same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples ought to enjoy equal civil rights.