27 Jul

Injustice Monitor

In Canada, where I reside, marriage between individuals of the same sex has been legalized since 2005, but the United States and many other countries around the world seem to be struggling with the notion of allowing equal marriage. There is still significant opposition to same sex marriage in Canada even seven years later, and a large portion of the ruling party’s members oppose it due to their personal conscience and beliefs. And yet most Canadians (even those who are religious) still consider equal marriage to be a basic right, regardless of their personal viewpoints on it. The problem in the United States that has impeded the passage of equal marriage laws in most states is that the issue is considered a religious or moral question rather than one simply dealing with rights. So far marriage is legalized in six states, all of which primarily vote Democrat: Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts…

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