Where is it allowed?• United States of America - Connecticut, Washington DC, Iowa, Massachusetts,Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont,Washington, and Coquille, Suquamish• Internationally -Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Iceland,Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden,parts of Brazil, and parts of Mexico
Same-sex marriage should not be legalized • Religious reasons • Confuses gender rolls • Leads to other types of marriage • Lower life expectancy • Psychological disorders • Can’t have children
If you are against gay marriage, rank your reasons why you are against it: one being the most important and four being the least. Religious reasons Gay couples can not have children Its gross It will confuse children of gender rolls in family and in marriage432 1 1 11 00 1 2 3 4 Data from self-generated survey. Click here to take the survey now!
Same-sex marriage should be legalizedBetter for children Doesn’t hurt anybody
Better for children • Two-parent families offer more support • More child adoptions • Become open-minded - Learn to accept everyone
Society isn’t affected negatively• Encourages people - Strong family values - Give up high-risk sexual lifestyles • Lower STD rates• The only thing that should matter in marriage is love
If same-sex marriage were to be leaglized, would it affect society in a negative way? Yes No It doesnt matter 10% 10% 80% Data from self-generated survey. Click here to take survey now!
Works Cited• Denniston, Lyle. "The Most Compelling Arguments Against Legalizing Gay Marriage." 29 November 2012. Business Insider. 30 January 2013 <http://www.businessinsider.com/the-legal-case-against-gay-marriage- 2012-11>.• Messerli, Joe. "Should Same-Sex Marriages be Legalized?" 19 November 2011. Balanced Politics. 30 January 2013 <http://www.balancedpolitics.org/same_sex_marriages.htm>.• "Single Parent Families Effects on Children." n.d. <<a href="http://family.jrank.org/pages/1577/Single-Parent-Families-Effects- on-Children.html">Single-Parent Families - The Effects On Children</a>>.• Stinespring, Emily. "PRO: Denying gay marriage is discrimination." 4 February 2011. The Charleston Gazette. 6 February 2013 <http://wvgazette.com/Entertainment/FlipSide/201102041194>.• Wakefield, Jason. "31 arguments against gay marriage (and why they’re all wrong)." 2012. New Humanist. 30 January 2013 <http://newhumanist.org.uk/2905/31-arguments-against-gay-marriage- and-why-theyre-all-wrong>.
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