A Subculture No More” Please respond to the following:
- Go to the Case Brief Website located at http://www.casebriefs.com or use the Internet to research “Bowers v. Hardwick, 478 U.S. 186 (1986).” Next, analyze the manner in which the defendant, Michael Hardwick, argued that his right to privacy protected him against the Georgia sodomy law. Next, debate whether or not such a law can remain constitutional when same-sex marriage has been ratified in nearly thirty (30) states. Provide support for your response.
- Based on Chapter 12 from the textbook, homosexuality encompasses both specific kinds of sexual behaviors and a more general sexual orientation. Examine the overall impact that homosexuality has on the United States’ definition of a “nuclear family”. Next, give your opinion as to whether this changing trend is permanent or simply a “phase.” Justify your response.