The rise in support for same-sex marriage over the past decade is among the largest changes in opinion on any policy issue over this time period. A new national survey finds that much of the shift is attributable to the arrival of a large cohort of young adults — the Millennial generation — who are far more open to gay rights than previous generations. Slideshow: Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage. That is far higher than the support among older generations.
Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued two rulings on the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. In the first case of United States v. Windsor, the court found that the the Defense of Marriage Act DOMA , was unconstitutional because it violated the right to equal protection under the law. This means that benefits previously reserved only for straight couple marriages under national law, will now be extended to same-sex couples as well. Read the full text of the decision here. The couple lived in the United States.
There have been and there always will be arguments for gay marriage. Read through the following article for some details on this sensitive topic. Gay marriage.
Today's Date: March 18, Pages: 1 2. Making an argument in favor of gay marriage in public is an act that is bound simultaneously win you friends and bitter enemies as the debate is so split and usually so heated on both sides. Still, of the debates and constant arguments that continue to polarize political and social life in the United States is that which addresses the question as to whether homosexuals have the right to marry legally and if so, how gay marriage should be recognized once it is allowed.