For the love of zombies <3 -
There’s only one thing that can stop the walking dead: a cat in distress.
A zombie who menaces tourists to promote the house of horror, Times Scare, has become an undead hero after rescuing a black and white cat missing from its cop owner for a stunning two years.
“I dress as a zombie every day and I just love animals — I try to do the right thing,” said Jeremy Zelkowitz, 22, who regularly dons a bloody jacket and ghoulish makeup to promote the tourist attraction on Eighth Ave.
Even after the legalization of gay marriage in my state, I can’t seem to avoid things about it. It’s an issue that gets attention all over the globe.
Looking at the facts…there are no facts that conclusively prove there is any testable and undeniable documented reason why homosexuality itself is detrimental - which leaves people giving reasons based on “feeling”. That is my entire problem with the idea of laws that limit gay rights, because rights, to me, should be based on what we can prove. Homosexuals have existed for about as long as documented history and yet society continues to grow and “flourish”. Beyond allowing homosexuality comes gay marriage, which people argue a lot about, but what is marriage? A right that any person of any religious or non-religious orientation has that gives them legal rights concerning their partner. The right to make decisions for them when they are incapable of doing so, the rights to the children that they raise together, the right to their assets that they shared. The legal status of being “married” denotes only that they are viewed as both equal in sharing their assets, and having agreed rights to each others assets.
Religious arguments make no sense to me, in the respect of the Christian view of it, because the concept of marriage predates the establishment of that religion. And in respect to calling it a “civil union” instead of “marriage”, still makes no sense because a union of atheists is still called a marriage, as well as a union of pagans. Within the religion they may have different titles, such as Wiccan marriages being called a hands-fasting, but there is no legal documentation that denotes such a union HAS to be called anything other than a marriage. When I have my wedding and people say “oh, you’re getting married?” I don’t have to correct them and replace the world “married” to denote any specifications that imply my marriage is different than anyone elses.
Basically, in reference to religious arguments, I do not share your religion, so why does my marriage not have to have a special name but that of homosexuals does? The only way to keep homosexual marriage equal is to either call it a marriage, or correct the law to specify the title of a marriage of other religious and non-religious unions.
It seems to me the issue is making a mountain out of a mole-hill in comparison to other issues we have, like unemployment, hunger, homelessness, war, there are more important things to worry about than who another person wants to kiss or sleep with. And my entire argument boils down to two this:
1) Regarding religion, I can legally practice another religion and am protected from being stoned so religion doesn’t matter in regards to rights. As well as that my grandparents raised me Baptist and I remember Jesus never telling anyone they were wrong. He was kind and there are many scriptures reflecting that one should always be kind to others and help them to better themselves, and if they find God it is because they are led to his light through seeing it in His children.
2) Taking religion out, there have always been homosexuals and they have always formed pair bonding. Legalizing gay marriage changes only that their assets are viewed as shared between them.
3) It will definitely change society; but that change will only serve to reflect that all people, regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation, have the capacity to leave the world better than it was before. That one should not think of a kind, charitable homosexual as less than a rapist or murderer. It will reflect that even though people are different, we should value kindness, and not give in to hate just because someone is different.