Consistent life ethic facts for kids
The consistent life ethic is also known as the consistent ethic of life. It opposes abortion, capital punishment, assisted suicide, euthanasia, and war. Some people who follow this are only opposed to unjust war, and some are full pacifists. The term was made popular in 1983 by Joseph Bernardin, a Catholic Cardinal. The ideology is based on all life being important, and that it should be protected by law.
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The Consistent Life Ethic has spread from Catholic theology to supporters such as Nat Hentoff
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