Unit 1 - Right to Life

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  • 'Do not kill' 6TH COMMANDMENT
    • Bible Guidance
      • 'Love your neighbour as yourself' JESUS
      • 'God created man in his own image' GENESIS
      • 'The life of every creature...in God's hands' JOB
      • 'I have called you by name, you are precious to me' ISIAH
      • 'God knows how many hairs you have on your head' JESUS
      • 'You saw my bones being formed in my mother's womb' PSALMS
      • 'Before you were born, I set you apart for a special work
  • Sanctity of Life
  • 'Everyone has the right to life' HUMAN RIGHTS
  • ABORTION - deliberate determination of pregnancy (death of foetus)
  • Law
    • 2 doctors agree
    • 24 weeks
    • prevent physical/  psychological harm to mother
    • disability
    • risk to mother's future ability to have children
  • Reasons
    • casual relationship
    • interfere with lifestyle
    • medical abnormality
    • fear
    • rape/incest
    • danger to mother's life
  • care for family
    • Alternatives
      • fostering
      • adoption
      • care for women in crisis
  • RCC: ''Life must be protected with the utmost care from the moment of conception: abortion and infanticide are abominable crimes '
  • Christians in the Early Church
    • Church Teaching
      • RCC: ''Life must be protected with the utmost care from the moment of conception: abortion and infanticide are abominable crimes '
      • Presbyterian Church in Ireland
      • CoI: 'No abortion is ever desirable... lesser of two evils'
  • Presbyterian Church in Ireland
  • EUTHANASIA mercy killing
    • LAW
    • voluntary: wishes to die and asks for help
    • passive: something isn't done, hastening death - withdrawing treatment, or food and water
      • active: injection/pills
    • Hospice  initiated by CoE
      • place where a dying person can die in dignity:expert pain relief, meeting psychological,spiritual&social needs
  • supporters say self-determination is part of right to life    (Dignity in Dying)
    • EUTHANASIA mercy killing
      • LAW
      • voluntary: wishes to die and asks for help
      • passive: something isn't done, hastening death - withdrawing treatment, or food and water
        • active: injection/pills
      • Hospice  initiated by CoE
        • place where a dying person can die in dignity:expert pain relief, meeting psychological,spiritual&social needs
  • Salvation Army
    • Church Teaching
      • CoE: '..ill people may feel pressured..to avoid feeling a burden to their family or the health system'

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