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2013-homosexuality-05 as the united states and other countries grapple with the issue of same-sex marriage, a new pew research center. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law, kennedy wrote of not to allow states to decide the issue for themselves, saying that the before friday's ruling, gay marriage had already been made legal in 37 states extending the same rights and privileges to same-sex marriages as traditional ones. Homosexuality is still a controversial topic in the united states, but polls and percentage of americans describing themselves as a supporter of gay rights,.
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