Longest-married gay couple didn't allow laws to stop their love June 25, pm. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker are the longest-married gay couple in the country. Inthey decided to get hitched — but wanted to do it legally.
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Republican State Rep. Candice Keller of Ohio became a trending topic on Twitter and was widely condemned on Monday for writing a now-deleted Facebook post that blamed two mass shootings that occurred over the past weekend on things as varied as same-sex marriage and marijuana. A gunman killed 22 people and injured others after opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday in an incident that is being investigated as domestic terrorism.
T hese days everyone has a strong opinion about marriage, but no one seems to be sure what it is, exactly. Is it a sacramental union? Is it a public recognition of a committed love relationship?
For many years, same-sex marriage has been a hot topic of endless debate. Supporters of same-sex marriage say that a relationship and subsequent marriage between two people of the same sex is natural and normal. These supporters believe that a person does not choose to be gay and is instead born this way.
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Same-sex marriage also known as gay marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or genderentered into in a civil or religious ceremony. In the modern era, same-sex marriage started being legalized at the beginning of the 21st century. Today, it is available in 28 countries.
A large and growing body of scientific evidence indicates that the intact, married family is best for children. If we were asked to design a system for making sure that children's basic needs were met, we would probably come up with something quite similar to the two-parent ideal. Such a design, in theory, would not only ensure that children had access to the time and money of two adults, it also would provide a system of checks and balances that promoted quality parenting.