The Pros And Cons Of Gay Rights

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“I think people feel threatened by homosexuality. The problem isn't about gay people, the problem is about the attitude towards gay people. People think that all gays are Hannibal Lectors. But gay people are sons and daughters, politicians and doctors, American heroes and daughters of American heroes” (Stacy). Gay rights are an issue that has caused controversy over the United States for many years, varying from marriage, taxes, or just being treated as an equal. Although many people have begun to accept the change to society, there are many understandable reasons to disagree with this controversial issue. The main goal with treating everyone as an equal is to get rid of all the hate crimes toward homosexual couples and individuals. Many people look at hate crimes towards a certain race as a crime and unacceptable, but they do not view it the same way when…show more content…
Every person that is born into the United States of America is born with the same natural rights and freedoms as any other person. A person’s sexual orientation should not determine the different types of rights that they receive; they should all be the same. Although this is a very controversial topic everyone’s views should be respected and accepted by the American population. Many people will agree that hate crimes are unacceptable, whether it is against a race or if the hate crime is based off of a person’s sexual orientation, it is still illegal and should not occur in today’s society. Learning to accept gay rights is important to many people because it teaches everyone important morals and values such as accepting a person no matter what their beliefs are, treating everyone as an equal, and being capable of tolerating a person’s style of living even if you do not completely agree with

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