Whether or not there's a connection between polygamy and homosexuality, there's been no proof of this since same-sex marriage was legalized in June 2015. Even if the concern had a rational basis and polygamy rates were to suddenly spike, there's a simple solution – propose a banning polygamy.
The article presumably refers Scandinavian studies that are the work of right-wing author Stanley Kurtz who attempted to prove that same-sex marriage decreased the rate of heterosexual marriage in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. This work has since been discredited.
However a recent debate over same-sex marriage has stirred a nationwide debate reverberating in the halls of Congress, at the White House, in dozens of state courtrooms and legislatures, and is also becoming a speech-making topic for election campaigns at both the national and state levels.
Same sex marriage is a difficult issue to tackle once you bring in the idea of raising children. It is safer to go by conventional methods of different sex marriages so that future generations are raised well.
[tags: LGBT, Same Sex Marriage, Economy]
Furthermore, same sex marriages are a violation to religious beliefs and old traditional values that support procreation. Religions like Catholicism promote the creation of offspring freely, but same sex marriages cannot do that. Additionally, it is generally considered a sin by Abrahamic religions to be married to the same sex because of their inability to procreate. Cultural values would be lost as people become too liberal, and the nucleus family image would be a subject in textbooks, but not in practice. This will carry on to the next generation and so fourth until traditional values are forgotten.
[tags: Same-sex marriage, homosexuality, USA, ]
This has been very apparent during elections when politicians, in order to distract or sway conservative voters, all took a side and had an opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage.
[tags: Law Legal Same Sex Marriage]
The major ones are that not allowing same sex people to get married prevents them from getting legal benefits like hospital visitation, health insurance, family leave and more.