The Instigator
Pro (for)
8 Points
The Contender
Con (against)
0 Points

Gay Marriage

Do you like this debate?NoYes+4
Add this debate to Google Add this debate to Delicious Add this debate to FaceBook Add this debate to Digg  
Post Voting Period
The voting period for this debate has ended.
after 2 votes the winner is...
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/22/2012 Category: Society
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,633 times Debate No: 23079
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (2)
Votes (2)




This is a debate that Gay Marriage should not be legal where limits are to be set for Californian law and customs.
Gay Marriage is defined as being: Lawful Marriage between 2 people of same gender.

There are 3 points supporting gay marriage:
1. First and foremost, America in general is founded on the civil liberties and freedom for all including for gay people to be allowed to marry.

2. Current California law makes gay marriage illegal. This however, violates the 1st Amendment as well as the general goal for the Constitution to have "the right to pursue happiness." (See

3. California' diversity (see shows the cultural heritage and diverse ideas of the people living there. Making gay marriage legal would allow for these diverse ideas to be truly shown as a complete image including for marriage between couples. The character of Californian people shows how they want the spectrum of ideas to be expressed.


umm idon't know. im christian i guess so i oppose gay people
Debate Round No. 1


Actually, I see no topic in your argument.

Furthermore, by no acknowleging my argument, you concede to my topic thus making me the victor.


I give up because I was
Debate Round No. 2
Debate Round No. 3
2 comments have been posted on this debate. Showing 1 through 2 records.
Posted by BeckyVOYCE 4 years ago
We have a right to marry who we love and it shouldnt be up to someone else to tell you otherwise, and who you can and cannot love. Whether you are straight, bisexual or gay, you have to right to love and a legal marriage. I am for gay marriage completly!
Posted by 980730 4 years ago
2 votes have been placed for this debate. Showing 1 through 2 records.
Vote Placed by 1dustpelt 4 years ago
Agreed with before the debate:Vote Checkmark--0 points
Agreed with after the debate:Vote Checkmark--0 points
Who had better conduct:Vote Checkmark--1 point
Had better spelling and grammar:Vote Checkmark--1 point
Made more convincing arguments:Vote Checkmark--3 points
Used the most reliable sources:Vote Checkmark--2 points
Total points awarded:70 
Reasons for voting decision: hi
Vote Placed by Greyparrot 4 years ago
Agreed with before the debate:--Vote Checkmark0 points
Agreed with after the debate:--Vote Checkmark0 points
Who had better conduct:Vote Checkmark--1 point
Had better spelling and grammar:--Vote Checkmark1 point
Made more convincing arguments:--Vote Checkmark3 points
Used the most reliable sources:--Vote Checkmark2 points
Total points awarded:10 
Reasons for voting decision: hello