Today, June 12, marks 45 years since the U.S. government decided to end laws that made interracial marriage illegal in the historic case of Loving v. Virginia. Marriage is certainly an institution that is a part of society, but it is a topic that people debate about constantly.
For a union that occurs between two people (and sometimes their families), a lot of people (who won’t be present during the ceremony or relationship) have strong opinions about who should be allowed to marry whom, and how this marriage should occur. For whatever reasons they want to keep marriage as a club with limited acceptance in new members who don’t look, act, or speak like them.
Here is a look at the arguments that people have against marriage between two groups who they think shouldn’t be allowed to marry: