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Sanctity of Life:
Life is sacred as it is a gift from God
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Deliberate termination of a pregnancy usually before the foetus is 24 weeks old.
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an unborn baby.
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Pro Choice:
The choice for a women to be able to choose whether or not they should have an abortion.
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Pro Life:
Supports the idea that the foetus deserves a right to life
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The right to make decisions for oneself's life.
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Quality of Life:
A measurement of Fulfillment
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Inducing a painless death with compassion to ease suffering some see it as a mercy killing and others taking a life.
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Voluntary Euthanasia:
When a terminally Ill patient asks a person to help them die peacefully and with dignity. It can be called mercy killing/assisted suicide.
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Nonvoluntary Euthanasia:
When a person cannot make a decision as they have a mental/physical disability and someone usually a close family member makes the decision in terms of what their interests would be.
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Active Euthanasia:
When someone is actively killed with and injection or pill.
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Passive Euthanasia:
When a person's death is hastened such as withdrawing food and water.
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How people express themselves as sexual beings.
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Age of consent:
Legal age for sex to be treated as an agreement.
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Sexual purity not having sex before marriage.
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Attracted to the same sex
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Attracted to the opposite sex.
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Artificial method fo stopping a pregnancy taking place.
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Prescribed drugs:
Drugs which have been approved by a doctor which are used to treat pain but in overdoses can induce a painless death.
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Illegal drugs:
Banned substances by law.
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Socially acceptable drugs:
Alcohol and smoking which many people do and is socially normal but is damaging and addictive.
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A couple living together and having a sexual relationship without being married to one another. civil Partnership: Legal registration and recognition of a same-sex partnership.
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Marital breakdown:
When a husband and wife no longer get on with each other, leading to the end of the marriage by divorce or separation.
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Legal ending of a marriage.
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Divide between 2 partners ending the marital bond
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When people who have been married before marry again.
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Unfairly judging someone before the facts are known. Holding biased opinions about an individual or group.
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To act against someone on the basis of sex, race, religion, etc. Discrimination is usually seen as wrong.
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Discriminating against a particular ethnicity
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Another word for a person’s sex, eg male, female.
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When a person has a mental or physical condition that limits movement or activities.
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A term used to refer to the planet on which we live and its resources
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natural resources:
Resources that are part of the environment, eg water, minerals, and which are used and often abused by humans.
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Looking after the natural resources of the planet by taking steps to protect them.
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Earth Summits:
Meetings of international leaders aimed at reaching an agreement that will reduce environmental pollution and climate change.
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Conflict between two or more parties.
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An absence of war and conflict, which leads to happiness and harmony.
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Just war theory:
A war that the Christian Church defines as acceptable: this must fit certain criteria
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The belief that it is unacceptable to take part in war and any other form of violence
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When groups use violence, or the threat of violence, to achieve their aims, rather than using a democratic process. The violence is often indiscriminate and intended to create an atmosphere of fear.
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nuclear warfare:
A war in which the participants use nuclear weapons
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nuclear proliferation:
The increase in the number of states that have the potential to use nuclear weapons
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an action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law.
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That which is done to people because they have broken a law.
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To change someone is behavior for the better. An aim of punishment
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To get your own back on the criminal, based on the Old Testament teaching of an eye for an eye. An aim of punishment aimed at being proportionate to the offence committed.
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To put people off committing crimes. One of the aims of punishment
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To stop the criminal hurting anyone in society. An aim of punishment.
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death penalty:
Form of punishment in which a prisoner is put to death for crimes committed.
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Deliberate termination of a pregnancy usually before the foetus is 24 weeks old.



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an unborn baby.


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The choice for a women to be able to choose whether or not they should have an abortion.


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Supports the idea that the foetus deserves a right to life


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