Gay Marriage should be Legal
Gay marriage is a conversational topic that have been talked about throughout the media. People across the nation disagree that whether homosexuality should be legalized. Martin Luther King said “ Marriage is a basic human right. You cannot tell people they cannot fall in love (I Have a Dream, MLK).” Even though it was meant in a different context, it still applies to homosexuals. Homosexual should be able to decide who they want to be with and marry.
On June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court ruled the constitution guarantees a right for same- sex marriage (Supreme Co, Adam Liptak). Until this day same sex marriage is still being debated if it should be legal or not. The proposed Federal Amendment banning same-sex does not protect heterosexual marriages. It is a waste of time because it have no chance of becoming a law (Four Reasons to).
Why should gay marriage be legalized? Why shouldn’t a person choose who and who not they want to be with? Legalizing gay marriage would show people that don’t have to worry about getting looked down upon, judged for the life choices they have chosen for themselves. Legalization of gay marriage have constantly been shown to provide an economic boost (
Gay marriage have benefits to today’s society gay marriage could be a financial gain to the federal state and local government. Allowing gay couples to get married will increase marriage rates. Fewer couples will get divorced when there is more compatibility. Also it will decrease bullying and cyber-bullying (Impact of Cyber). It will help other people accept homosexuals and help the homosexuals feel comfortable in society.
Accepting gay marriage could improve mental health problems. Since gay marriage been approved its been less of self-harming and mood disorders. Mental addictions problems also improved since same-sex marriage have been accepted. Being allowed to be accepted and being able to fit in like everyone else improves self-esteem (3 Reasons Why). It also help people better their career choices and relationships.