Natural Law and abortion

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What does NL say about personhood?
If foetus is a person= preserve life.
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What does Nl say about sanctity of life?
Strong sanctity of life- sacred from conception. People have an innate recognition of this.
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Which PP's does abortion break?
Preserve life, worhsip God, education and reproduction.
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Link abortion to the synderesis rule.
Removing life is intrinsically evil, if humans do good and avoid evil, using their reason they should not allow it.
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What does the Doctrine of Double Effect say?
Abortion sometimes permitted- if intention is good but bad secondary consequences occur then abortion is justifiable.
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What does Nl say about sanctity of life?

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Strong sanctity of life- sacred from conception. People have an innate recognition of this.

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Which PP's does abortion break?

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Link abortion to the synderesis rule.

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What does the Doctrine of Double Effect say?

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