Gay marriage.

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"We the people." One cannot deny the powerful meaning behind these first three words in our constitution. These first three words define we as a nation of diversity becoming one; one liberty, one justice, one for all. When our ingenious forefather wrote our "supreme law of the land," they provide essential laws for us citizen to live by and in return promising equality, not for some, but for all. That is why we should not put the civil bill S.J.RES.26.IS into our constitution.

The bill S.J.RES.26.IS was filed on November 26, 2003, proposing an amendment to be added to our constitution under the article 'Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the Constitution of any State, nor State or Federal law, shall be construed to require that marital status or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon unmarried couples or groups'.

This would mean homosexual would not be honor the same privilege as heterosexual.

First let's look beneath the surface and explain what "being gay" really means. Why is it so important for the gay/lesbian community to be recognized by the law? What is there to prove? The truth of matter is there are some who still believe homosexual is just a mental illness that involves chemical imbalance flowing to the wrong area of the brain; and maybe there are some who just adopted the lifestyle just to Perhaps maybe homosexuals should take some pill to change their sexuality. Ha, if only it was that easy, it's more complex then that. No one wakes up in the morning and decides to be gay. Nobody wants to be hiding in the closet, afraid their friends and family would find out, afraid to...