Of course there is a difference between what should be state-sanctioned, and what should be allowed to exist in private. Proposition believes marriage, not just civil partnerships, not just decriminalization, is a human right which is being denied to the LGBT community. Since the ethical status of homosexuality remains undecided it is acceptable to have different moral and, consequently, legal, attitudes towards same-sex marriage.
We deal with the first one below, and list the other two sets of responses separately, for ease of reading. Just get it sorted — the self-appointed morality police will soon find something else to be outraged about. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that he would be willing to sign legislation to outlaw discrimination based on someone's sexual orientation or gender identity, but he was unprepared to say what he will do, if anything, to try to dislodge such bills that have thus far languished in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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Firstly, can there be reasonable moral disagreement on the status of homosexuality? Ending Apartheid did not require a pro-active state, just a state-segregated economy that could no longer function for a citizenry that was mostly excluded from it. It is precisely because moral views reflect the socio-cultural norms within which they were developed that moral objectivity is elusive.
There are so many religions in this world, who even knows which one is real, and if they are real at all. We see that this puts undue stress on transgendered persons to obtain very expensive surgery to change their gender if they wish to have a legally recognized marriage. At the same time, we showed that only a tiny number of homosexuals are actually interested in same-sex marriage, evidenced by substantial quantitative research on the UK, the USA and other European countries.