Discussion post chapter 13/14 Phl 206- ethics and society

Chapter 13/14, Discussion Question(s) in reference to CASES FOR ANALYSIS, “2. Executing Homosexuals,” :

“Explain your answers. Is it ever morally permissible to use legal punishment against persons considered sexually deviant? Suppose Iran’s punishment of homosexuals is based on religious tradition. Would the execution of gays then be justified? What moral argument could you make against the legal punishment of homosexuality? Until recently, several states had antisodomy laws mandating imprisonment for homosexuality. Were those laws just”? (Use 200 or more words.)