As Americans we are blessed with rights and laws that protect our freedom, liberty, and the right to voic our opinion. A right that not everyone is blessed with is that of marriage; marriage according to the law is between a man and a woman. Same-Sex marriage has been and continues to be a controversial issue amongst the United States.

To evaluate the importance of equality in reference to same-sex marriage and determine how same-sex marriage should be viewed amongst the society involving their right to marry and their equality to federal employment benefits.

* 1. Do you support or oppose allowing same-sex couples to get married?

* 2. Overall, should same-sex marriage be legalized in all 50 states?

* 3. Should the government recognize gay marriages performed in states that have made them legal?

* 4. Do you support or oppose proposition 8 or Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) banning same-sex marriage?

* 5. Do you think the U.S. economy would benefit from legalizing same-sex marriage?

* 6. Do you support or oppose providing same-sex couples equal federal benefits the government provides to heterosexual married couples?

* 7. Would you support or oppose a law in your state that would allow same-sex couples to get married?