The Pros And Cons Of Same Sex Marriage

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Same sex marriage is an issue that aggravates Australian Politics. Although a majority of Australian citizens support same sex marriage our political members still remain unmoved. This could be in fear of an uproar of the churches, which as left the political members in a spot of trouble when it comes to this issue I often think that the fuss of this issue would be terminated if we told everyone that same sex marriage isn’t compulsory, if you don’t want to get married to your partner you don’t have to. (The Australian, 2015) The Catholic church however believe that for two people of the same sex should not marry as written in the bible “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.” Leviticus 20:13 The legalisation of same-sex marriage has brought state and church into a direct conflict. Labour activist say that the changes to the marriage act will not impose and obligation on a minister of religion to solemnise any marriage. Once the meaning of marriage is changed by the state will there pressures that religion will face to perform the same sex marriages against there will? This could possibly lead to the catholic society facing threats from other people about denying gay marriage ceremonies in the name of religious faith (P.Kelly 2015).

I am personally for same sex marriage due to my beliefs, I believe everyone deserves parity and deserves to
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