Persuasive Essay On Gay Marriage

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People have believed for years that kissing is the best way to seal a pact that has been agreed upon and that has been a well know act for many years. The kiss is a promise to do something or a promise to love someone for as long as they both shall live. The idea of “tradition marriage” has changed a great deal over time. Until about 200 years ago monogamous relationships, having one romantic partner, were only a small, small amount of the population. Those relationships were only found in West Europe and small colonies in Northern America (“Gay Marriage”). There is no “traditional idea of marriage” so, there is not a idea of marriage that will be ruined by the legalization of gay marriage. Gay marriage should be legalized. Marriage is a basic civil right of all mankind. The US Supreme Court unanimously agreed marriage is in 1967 in the case of Loving v. Virginia (“Gay Marriage”). In the case of Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur, the US Supreme Court ruled that the “freedom of personal choice in matters of marriage and family life is one of the liberties protected by the Due Process Clause” (“Gay Marriage”). According to the American Foundation for Equal Rights, “Since 1888 the US Supreme Court has declared 14 times that marriage is a fundamental right for all” (“Gay Marriage”). The Universal Declaration of Human Rights guarantees in article 16 “men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion… the right to marry and to found a

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