Jump to navigation Skip navigation. The struggle of LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for equal rights has moved to center stage. LGBT people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets. Well-known figures are discussing their sexual orientation in public.
Both in the U. Accordingly, more and more people are starting to acknowledge the flawed nature of all arguments which oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage. This article discusses 10 of the most common positions presented by opponents of marriage equality and outlines why each deserves a failing grade. The most basic argument presented by gay marriage opponents purports that marriage between two people of the same sex is "not natural" and is in violation of the "natural order. In reality, marriage is a societal institution.
Should same-sex marriage become legal? (Our Turn column)
Heterosexual marriages are valid becasue they produce children. Obviously, gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children. Gay marriage should be decided by people, not the courts, because the majority-elected legislatures, not courts, have historically protected the rights of the minorities. Gay marriage is not supported by religion.
The Supreme Court is wrong. It's pretty simple. They're wrong.