1. A same-sex couple who was legally married in one state but whose private sector jobs require them to live in another state that legally restricts marriage to traditional hetero couples
Both Distributed and commutatively Justice we are ensure certain rights and I believe under both of these the rights of same-sex marriages are not given these rights. From a Distributed aspect, they are not treated as equals. If a same-sex couple is married in one state and either lives in or moves to another state that doesn’t acknowledge same-sex marriages then these couples are not being treated fair. I believe under commutatively justice if an employer is required to live in a state that doesn’t accept same-sex marriages then these couples are not being treated fairly.
2. The highly urbanized and socially liberal community in which that same-sex couple lives, where the city government grants city employees who are registered domestic partners (regardless of sex) the insurance and other fringe-benefits it grants to legally married (heterosexual) couples.
Justice means that there are laws that we have to follow no matter if we believe in those laws or not. These laws override our emotional ideas and our opinions and that is what our beliefs are is our opinions. Sometimes these beliefs go against the laws but we are required to follow these laws and therefore if the state that a same-sex couple lives in doesn’t not recognize the marriage then they are not required to receive fringe-benefits that heterosexual couples receive.
3. The mostly rural state where they live, which some observers characterize as being part of the “Bible-belt"
The states that are in the “Bible-belt” are the more religious states and they the ones that don’t accept the same-sex marriages and they believe that they are against “God’s” laws, in these states it will be harder for same-sex couples to be accepted because of the majority opinion and not the logic of the laws.
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