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sexual rights: a contemporary moral issue

One of the biggest civil issues today is the issue of extending full civil rights and protections to the GLBT community (that stands for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and Trans-Gendered). As we know many subjectivist or emotivist statements are made in regards to this issue. How does this issue bring to light problems with either version of subjectivism?

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"As we know many subjectivist or emotivist statements are made in regards to this issue."

I would say that this claim can be used by anyone who doesn't like what I do or think. If you say that I shouldn't spank my child I will claim that your feelings shouldn't dictate how I discipline. If you say that I shouldn't play my music so loud that you can hear it inside of your house again I can say that there is no scientific proof that my music is hurting anyone you just don't like to hear it. The idea that right and wrong is only a matter of how you feel about it can be claimed by anyone trying to push their agenda.

The truth is that many subjectivist or emotivist statements are made about every single political, religious and social issue that there is out there. If a former porn star stands up and describes ...

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This is a discussion of the recent issue of extending full civil rights to protect the GLBT community. This issue is viewed from the emotivist and subjectivist perspectives. Nearly 600 words of original text.

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