That includes access to the benefits and obligation conferred by other civil documents on a spouse. Article continues after advertisement. Pro 7 Marriage is not only for procreation, otherwise infertile couples or couples not wishing to have children would be prevented from marrying.
Proper citation depends on your preferred or required style manual. Pro 12 Legalizing gay marriage will not harm the institution of marriage, and same-sex marriages may even be more stable than heterosexual marriages. Because my partner makes too much money he cannot apply for assistance for himself.
Essentially, health care coverage will include the following changes:. Con 2 Marriage is for procreation and should not be extended to same-sex couples because they cannot produce children together. S Constitution.
Considering that, and similarly, as with most stories, there are typically different sides. If ever one partner already has children, the other partner does not have the right to be an adoptive parent or if ever, they process does not work on their favor and takes years to be completed.
Gives Right to Start a Family There have been lesbian and gay couples who want to start a family and have their own children. Furthermore, many state that it is consistent with scripture.
Ability or desire to create offspring has never been a qualification for marriage. The Intelligencer. Health care plans that offer coverage for spouses will have to recognize partners in same-sex marriages as well. Receive Aaron Hall's email newsletter. I believe that more than anything the semantics of marriage confuse the debate.
Pro 10 Gay marriage bans cause humiliation and uncertainty for children being raised by same-sex couples.