Should gay marriage be legal throughout the United States?
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Pro Gay Marriage - Why Gay Marriage Should be Legal

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gay marriage argument in favor of gay marriage and why we do not need a Constitutional Ban

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 gay marriage argument in favor of gay marriage and why we do not need a Constitutional Ban

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Should gay marriage be legal?

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As of Jan. 6, 2014, gay marriage has been legalized in 17 US states (CA, CT, DE, HI, IA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NM, NY, RI, VT, and WA) and the District of Columbia. 33 states have gay marriage bans through either laws or constitutional amendments or both.

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Jazmine Jackson's curator insight, March 22, 2014 2:34 AM

how can come states make it legal and some states wont but we all believe that we should be equal so people should be able to love and care for whoever they want 

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Homosexuality and Christianity: Does God bless same-sex marriage?

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Support and community for LGBT Christians and their friends and family members, plus conferences, podcasts, chats, videos, Bible study, and more!

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-As many of you know, I'm fairly conservative in my theological views. I believe that the Bible is morally authoritative, that sex is for marriage, and that promiscuity is harmful to everyone involved. For many years of my life, I also believed that all homosexual behavior was wrong

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Hannah 's curator insight, November 21, 2013 11:02 AM

I chose this one because my partner is a Christian and believes in homosexuality. This relates because a lot of Christians don't believe that homosexuality is right and that its not what God likes.

Jazmine Jackson's curator insight, March 22, 2014 2:20 AM

yes god made a woman and man, but no ones sin is smaller or bigger than another sin is sin 

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US expands legal benefits, services for same-sex marriages - CNN

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US expands legal benefits, services for same-sex marriages
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(CNN) -- In a major milestone for gay rights, the U.S.
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Feds recognize same-sex marriage for legal purposes even in 34 states that don't allow itSame-sex couples will have rights in U.S. bankruptcies, courts, prison visitsHuman Rights Campaign called it a "landmark announcement"Anti-same-sex marriage leader rips move as latest effort "to undermine" states' sovereignty
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Equal rites: Same-sex marriage in Illinois nears legality - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Equal rites: Same-sex marriage in Illinois nears legality Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette The Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act will put same-sex couples on equal footing with opposite-sex couples, said Randy...
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Conscience, that inner voice which guides us in our deliberations on morality, oftentimes molded by our religious upbringing and beliefs, is the driving force behind an individual or group of individuals who refuse to obey unjust laws. 

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Timeline: Gay Marriage In Law, Pop Culture And The Courts

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A lot has changed in the decades since the Supreme Court dismissed a gay marriage case for lack of a "substantial federal question" in the 1970s.

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In Baker v. Nelson, the U.S. Supreme Court dismisses a challenge of a ruling from Minnesota that gay couples have no constitutional right to marry, saying the appeal fails to raise a "substantial federal question."


1981


What will be known as the AIDS crisis begins, becoming a focus for many gay activists.


1991

TV's The Golden Girls take on gay marriage in an episode, as Blanche's brother plans to marry his boyfriend.


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Tatyana Hughes's comment, February 24, 2014 1:21 PM
People are people , let them marry who they want
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Federal Judge Overturns Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban - New York Times

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Federal Judge Overturns Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban New York Times A federal judge on Thursday evening declared that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, in the strongest legal reversal yet of restrictive marriage...
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-A federal judge on Thursday evening declared that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, in the strongest legal reversal yet of restrictive marriage amendments that exist throughout the South.


-The ruling, which overturned a constitutional amendment adopted by Virginia voters in 2006 as well as previous laws, also said that Virginia must respect same-sex marriages that were carried out legally in other states.

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