Ethics 1 - Keywords

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SANCTITY OF LIFE
Human life is sacred because God created it.
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ABORTION
The ending of a pregnancy before the foetus is able to survive outside the womb.
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PROCURED ABORTION/TERMINATION
When a pregnancy is DELIBERATLEY ended.
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PRO-LIFE
The view that abortion can never be justified as life is the most precious thing.
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PRO-CHOICE
The view that a woman should have to freedom to choose whether or not she has an abortion.
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GENETIC ENGINEERING
Altering the DNA of a living being to change its characteristics.
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THERAPEUTIC CLONING
Using human embryos as a source of tissue-repairing cells.
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PLAYING GOD
Doing the thinds God is supposed to do/taking the role of God.
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ASSISTED SUICIDE
Giving a person the means to end their own life when they are unable to do so themselves.
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EUTHANASIA
Killing a person who is usually dying of a terminal illness before they would naturally die.
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VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA
When a person duing in pain asks another person to end their life painlessly.
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NON VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but when there is a good reason for thinking they would want death.
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ACTIVE EUTHANASIA
Taking action to end a person's life.
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PASSIVE EUTHANASIA
Withholding medical treatment in order to end a person's life.
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MEDICAL TESTING
Using animals to test medicines to check if they can cure a disease and don't cause any large side-effects.
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COSMETIC TESTING
Using animals to test cosmetic products to check they are suitable for human use.
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FAMILY
A group containing parents and their children; also people who are related to each other.
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NUCLEAR FAMILY
Mother, father and children living as one unit.
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SINGLE-PARENT FAMILY
Families where children are brought up by one parent.
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EXTENDED FAMILY
Parents, children and grandparents, aunts and uncles living as one unit or very close to each other.
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RE-CONSTITUTED FAMILY
Where two sets of children (stepbrothers and sisters) become one family when their parents marry each other.
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COHABITATION
Living with someone you're in a relationship with but not married to.
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DIVORCE
The legal ending of a marriage.
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ANNULMENT
A marriage terminated by the Church because it was not valid (Catholics only)
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The ending of a pregnancy before the foetus is able to survive outside the womb.

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ABORTION

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When a pregnancy is DELIBERATLEY ended.

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Card 4

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The view that abortion can never be justified as life is the most precious thing.

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Card 5

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The view that a woman should have to freedom to choose whether or not she has an abortion.

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