The Respect Issue is the second album by American metalcore band Emmure. The album was released on May 13, 2008 with pre-orders available on March 11. Kurt Angle, professional wrestler and former Olympic wrestler, is featured as a boxer on the cover art and throughout the inlay. Angle also wore an Emmure shirt during broadcasts of TNA Impact! in promotion of the album. This is also the last studio release to feature founding members Ben and Joe Lionetti, who left the band in May 2009.