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Arguments in favor of same-sex marriage

Among arguments for same-sex marriage:

Allows family visitation rights in hospitals and the ability to make medical decisions.

Affords economic protection following the death of a spouse.

Grants benefits including health insurance and pensions that employers and companies provide to married couples.

Establishes rights governing separation, divorce and child care.

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