The first main group that is against Gay marriage are the Religious Groups. They do not consider Gay Marriage as a marriage. They see it as a big sin, a sin against Gods values and rules. In the Book of Genesis it says,” God created man in his image; in the Divine image he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed, saying; “Be fertile and multiply: fill the earth and subdue it “(Gen; 1; 28-29). Religious people fallow Gods Rules and because Gay Marriage has nothing common with the marriage between opposite sexes, they do not consider and accept it as a Marriage. In the Book of Genesis it is also discussed how God punished Sodom and Gemorrah for the sin of homosexuality. “The Lord rained down sulphraous fire upon Sodom and Gemorrah. He over threw those cities and the whole plain, together with the inhabitants of the cities and the produce of the soil” (Gen 19; 24-25).He punished them by destroying their cities and throwing fire upon them. The meaning of marriage in religion is something holy and special between a man and a women. Because as an outcome of an opposite sex marriage a husband and wife can bring children to the world. Gay marriages are not able to do so. For this reason, Religious groups do not accept Gay Marriage because they see it as an opposition to God.
Another group that is totally against Gay Marriage are the Political Groups or Political Leaders. There are hundred fourth four antigay activists who are members of Congress. In Congress it is mostly the members of the Republican Party that do not support Gay marriage. It is these members that support the Anti LGBT legislations. The anti-gay member of the Congress is Tim Huelkamp, who is a Senator of Washington State. In his first eighteen month of being the senator. He brought major changes to the state. He has authored an amendment to ban a directive that allows military chaplains to voluntarily solemnize same sex unions, he also wrote another amendment to” prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of the Defense of Marriage Act” and a bill to ban the use of military facilities for any same sex unions was also written. He is also known for co-sponsoring three measures to criticize the Obama administration for not defending the Defense of marriage act, to direct the Speaker of the house to defend the law instead, and to delay implementation of the “Don’t ask Don’t tell” repeal. Many people in America support political leaders that are against gay marriage.
It may seem that Gay marriage today does not have a big impact on society, but that doesn’t mean it will stay the same in the future. Stanley Kurtz discusses in his Article of the journal Weekly Standards ‘’Here Come the Brides” how in the Netherlands a married couple did ad their girlfriend in to their marriage true cohabitation contract. Which made a big media sensation in the Netherlands. Because the allowance of gay Marriage goes in to a whole new level of Marriage with opening the doors to group marriages. Society that could not even yet totally accept the truth that a man can get married to a man or a women to a women, now is facing with group marriages. Another research shows how the gay marriage is going to affect the society in the future true legalizing also another type of marriages between people. In the discussion of “It is the Cutting edge of the Sexual Revolution” they also argue how the acceptance and legalizing gay marriage will affect the society in a way where the consequences could be unstoppable. Like if homosexual marriage is universally accepted as the present step in sexual “freedom,” what logical arguments can be used to stop the next steps of incest, pedophilia, bestiality, and other forms of unnatural behavior. As a human beings it is in our nature to go for more and more once we got something we want more.
Children that are raised by Gay parents, may face additional difficulties in life. In the most studies it shows that gay marriage or gay parenting is not affecting children in the way of emotional functioning, sexual preference, peer relationships, behavioral adjustment and gender identity. Researches have been shown Children raised by lesbian moms or gay dads did not systematically differ from other children. But when it comes to youngsters in school everything is changing. Paccione-Dysziewsky, Margaret talks in her article “Children of same gender parents: what is known” how researches have been shown that gay parenting may not affect children psychologically but how kids that have gay parents challenge difficulties in life. Researches (Anderssen, et al.) have indicating that youngsters are at risk of being teased, harassed or bullied by individuals who hold anti-gay sentiments. A Study in Denmark (Tasker F, Golombok S; Guilford press, 1997)) reports that specifically children between ages 10-12 are mostly affected from direct negative action against them because of their parents’ choice of same sex partner. Another study (APA 2004) reported how kids in North America having feelings of anger upset and sadness about such experience. Researchers are hoping that that kind of action will come to an end when the societal norms shift toward tolerance and inclusion.
Legalizing gay Marriage Violates Natural law and Promotes the Homosexual lifestyle. Breaking the Natural law has big consequences. We are changing the way how the nature works. In this specific field humans are disobeying the Natural law true relationships between same sex genders.
“If you plant a tomato seed, or a human seed and nourish them, they will grow naturally to bear fruit in the form of luscious tomatoes or a beautiful child. That’s nature at work. If you destroy the tomato and the human seeds in their gestation period, you violate Natural Law. “ This is a quote from the article ‘Same-sex marriage violates natural law’ of Gerard Donatucci, he explains in the best way how you can have healthy nourish full fruit by planting a tomate by its natural laws or having a happy and healthy child true the natural way. Growing up a child with 2 moms or 2 dads is not the normal way how Mother Nature works. The Natural Law knows the best for us, we can see it also on the animal life’s how animals connecting and building family true one female and male. Chicago ‘s Cardinal Francis George said in a recent interview..” Marriage comes to us from nature.” That ‘s based on the complementarity of the two sexes in such a way that the love of a man and a woman joined in a marital union is open to life, and that ‘s how families are created and society goes along. … It ‘s not in our doctrine. It ‘s not a matter of faith. It ‘s a matter of reason and understanding the way nature operates.
Providing benefits to those in gay marriage takes away benefits from real marriages. Those families that have kids and are in real marriages are facing now the consequences of legalizing the gay marriage. Because now they have to share everything that only did belong to them and helped them to keep their real families together. We are talking about the benefits that married families have. Calling 2 men’s or 2 women’s that are married and getting the same benefits as a couple of opposite sexes is totally unfair against the normal families.
The potential effects on the federal budget of recognizing same-sex marriages are numerous. Marriage can affect a person’s eligibility for federal benefits such as Social Security. Married couples may incur higher or lower federal tax liabilities than they would as single individuals. In all, the General Accounting Office has counted 1,138 statutory provisions—ranging from the obvious cases just mentioned to the obscure (landowners’ eligibility to negotiate a surface-mine lease with the Secretary of Labor)—in which marital status is a factor in determining or receiving “benefits, rights, and privileges.”1 In some cases, recognizing same-sex marriages would increase outlays and revenues; in other cases, it would have the opposite effect. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that on net,those impacts would improve the budget’s bottom line to a small extent: by less than $1 billion in each of the next 10 years (CBO’s usual estimating period). That result assumes that same-sex marriages are legalized in all 50 states and recognized by the federal government.