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Lutz, 1 WCA4 Ashley Lutz Professor Plowdrey September 27, 2020 WCA 4 Reviewing this case study, we can determine that the parties involved are the mother, father, and son. The judge does play a role in this case however, the judge does not face any consequences from the ruling. While there are a few moral issues involved in this case, there are also quite a few rights at stake. The main moral issue at hand is the mother smoking cigarettes around her young son. While smoking cigarettes as an adult is not illegal, the mother has a moral responsibility to keep her son safe. Secondhand smoke from cigarettes is known to be harmful and therefore the mother should not smoke around her son. “The appropriate exercise of natural functions and the care of offspring are important aspects of right and appropriate human living. (Cicero, Book 1, Sections 11-14) Looking at the different types of rights at stake, there are several that stick out. The first right is on the mother’s side as it is referring to Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human

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