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... rights towards gay marriage
Gay rights have been a big social problem in America and many other countries for some last decades. Congress passed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 1996 that protects the marriage rights of gays, since there were many states which had banned gay marriages before 1996. Congress approved the law in 2010, and legalized gay marriages. Gay rights include ceremonial marriages, child adoption, domestic partnership registration on public record, domestic partnership affidavit given by employers to gay employees that defines the couple’s economic relationship, health care, insurance, lawsuits, property, and the like. However, whether same sex individuals be allowed to marry...