PRS: Key Words

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Abortion
1.the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy performed during the first 24 weeks
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Sanctity of Life
Life is sacred as it is God given
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Pro Choice
The choice for a woman to be able to choose whether or not to have an abortion
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Pro Life
Supports the idea that the foetus deserves a right to life
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Euthanaisa
Inducing a painless death to ease the suffering of someone
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Active Euthanasia
When someone is actively killed with an injection or pill
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Passive Euthanasia
When a persons death is hastened such as withdrawl of food or water
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Artificial Insemination
Sperm medically inserted into the ******
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In Vitro Fertilisation
Scientific way of making a woman pregnant not involving sex. When an egg is placed in a test tube and injected with sperm
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Cloning
An animal or plant that has the exact genetic make up of its parent or other animal of the species
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Reproductive Cloning
Use of cloning techniques to create a baby. Illegal
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Designer Babies
Babies with gender and characteristics chosen by parents. Illegal
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Chastity
Sexual purity, not having sex before marriage
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Contraception
Artificial method of stoppong a pregnancy taking place.
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Cohabition
A couple living together, having a sexual relationship but not married.
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Prejudice
Unfaily judging someone before the facts are known.
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Just War Theory
A war that the Christian Church defines as acceptable. Must fit certain criteria.
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Nuclear Prolification
The increase in the number of states that have the potential to use nuclear weapons.
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Reform
To change someones behaviour for the better
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Retribution
To get your own back on a criminal, based on the Old Testament teaching of "an eye for an eye"
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Deterrence
To put people off commiting crimes
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Protection
To stop a criminal hurting anyone in society
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Death Penalty
Punishment where the prisoner is put to death for the crimes committed.
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Life is sacred as it is God given

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Supports the idea that the foetus deserves a right to life

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Inducing a painless death to ease the suffering of someone

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