Before we approach the issue of same-sex marriage, we must define marriage.
But marriage, it soon becomes evident, is no single thing. The institution of marriage houses and supports several distinct aspects of human life: sexual relations, friendship and companionship, love, conversation, procreation and child-rearing, mutual responsibility. (We have always granted marriage licenses to sterile people, people too old to have children, irresponsible people, and people incapable of love and friendship.
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More recently, Iowa and Vermont have legalized same-sex marriage, the former through judicial interpretation of the state constitution, the latter through legislation.
Analyzing this issue will help us understand what is happening in our country, and where we might go from here.
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Unlike private actors, however, the state doesn’t have complete freedom to decide who may and may not marry.Nonetheless, when people ask themselves what the content of marriage is, they typically think of this cluster of things. Most people who get married view that statement as a very important part of their lives.Being able to make it, and to make it freely (not under duress) is taken to be definitive of adult human freedom.Marriage has always been between a man and a woman, right? All across our country, in every region, every social class, every race and ethnicity, every religion or non-religion, people get married.When children are raised in a home without a father, the odds of an unhappy life go up. We see that the result of having both parents around not only has effects on the children’s happiness, it also has a fascinating biological and social effect.Girls that grow up without a father are “much more likely to experience early puberty and a teen pregnancy” (“Ten Arguments from Social Science Against Same-Sex Marriage”).Same-sex couples claim it is an unalienable right for them to marry. Same-sex marriage should not be legalized due to its harmful effects on societal order, the Constitution, and traditional religious values.Opposite-sex couples get married on Friday and divorce on Monday. The hot topic these days seems to be the highly controversial issue of same-sex marriage. Many people think that variety is the spice of life, but that is not always necessarily true.For many if not most people, moreover, marriage is not a trivial matter.It is a key to the pursuit of happiness, something people aspire to—and keep aspiring to, again and again, even when their experience has been far from happy.