The Moral Dilemma of Gay Civil Rights

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The Moral Dilemma of Gay Civil Rights
Introduction
America is often defined as a nation of laws, and as such, the legal system has come to dominate as the ultimate agency for determining the course of contemporary complex moral issues. Unjust practices of the past are oftentimes only remedied after years, if not decades, of discrimination by the denial of rights to a specific class of people. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities all experienced decades of inequality and injustice until, after numerous attempts, they succeeded in having the courts grant them the rights others already enjoyed. Such is the case with the dilemma over gay civil rights. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people (herein LGBT) have historically...
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