A realist will approach the subject of in a different way same sex marriage and if it is ethically correct to legalize the act. In the case of a moral realist it needs to be determined if the act of same sex marriage is ethically okay based on moral facts. The facts are that historically the act of same sex marriage has not been socially accepted. This may have been true in the past, but as with many things in society the more pronounced things are the more society finds a way to accept them whether it is the style of clothing that individuals choose to wear of the sex of the individuals within a relationship; society standards...
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...ifferent. On a global and national level the United States needs to come to a consensus that same-sex marriages are ethical, natural, and should for those reasons be legalized.
Ultimately every society needs to determine if same-sex marriage is ethical or not. Society as a whole needs to recognize that we are an ever changing society. What may not have been accepted in the past may be acceptable today. In comparison a woman who showed her ankles in the past would have been labeled a trollop. Today we have woman wearing close to nothing on an everyday basis and almost nobody bats an eyelash at it. Similarly while same-sex marriage may have been considered immoral or unethical in the past our society has grown to fully accept that same-sex couples deserve to be recognized with marriage that families should stay together, that same-sex marriage is ethical.
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