Yes, the Bible says that marriage is between a man and a woman. Does the definition of marriage include gay marriage? They argue that "marriage" should be left exclusively for opposite-sex couples and that same-sex couples should be granted "civil unions. However, that is only related to homosexuality itself and not marriage and I do not think it is a good excuse to be against gay marriage, as it is rather irrelevant in today's world. Old to New Likes: Not so confusing really. Firstly, studies have shown that with a father present, children would grow up with a lower chance of anti-social tendencies and girls in particular would be able to resist the sexual advances of their boyfriends with more confidence and a stronger stand.
The question then becomes one of which love is so recognised and why.
31 arguments against gay marriage (and why they’re all wrong)
Thank you for reducing the love I have for my long-term partner to friendship, incest or bestiality. It's all "well the Bible says" and people that fear some homosexual agenda that is going to turn the planet gay and end the human race if they're given equal rights. Children don't marry their parents and altruistic love does not require marriage. It also implies a nefarious gay mafia that is out to wreck marriage for straight people. Religious groups and churches are still free to pick and choose who they will and won't marry. Even if most people were against gay marriage, which polls consistently show is not the case, majority will is no justification for the exclusion of a minority. Nature-themed arguments against gay marriage say little about the societal institution of marriage but reveal a lot about the homophobia and heterosexism of those who present such arguments.
Children can tell the difference between girls and boys, and adults lose credibility when they say they can't tell the differences between genders. If this is what truly defines marriage for you, then rather than moving toward gay marriage, we should put all of our efforts into preventing sterile people to marry and any couple who decides not to have children should be forced to divorce. That even goes deeper into the 'nature or nurture' argument. It is not then the same human right. Legally, where could we draw the limit. Love is recognised through marriage Assumption.