Finding Common Ground on the Abortion Issue
Background: common ground in the 1980s stalemated over the contraceptive issue: Pro-Choice
advocates contending that greater use of contraceptives would reduce the need for abortions; prolife advocates contendin
Justice For All (JFA), grass roots approach to protecting the unborn
Slavery was banned by making it unthinkable by the populace, from the ground up.
Once people were shown the truth about conditions on the slave ships, they could ident
Utilitarian Ethics vs. Christian Ethics
Everyone makes tough decisions in their lives. It can happen multiple times in a day, but
how do you know what choice is the right one to make? It is truly hard to understand what the
right choice is because
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April 21, 2013
Honorable Kyrsten Sinema
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Washington, DC 20515
Hello, my name is Ryan Shear and I live in your district in Phoenix, Arizona.
John Stuart, my neighbor, is an accountant for a Chase bank. He works weekdays,
Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm. He has two kids, Mary and Thomas, and a wife,
Jeanette. To me, they seem like a happy, loving family who care
Summer Reading Reflection Guide
Boyle, Gregory. Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion. New York: Free
Press, 2010. Print.
Directions: Answer each question completely. Be sure to include t
Building Your Own Conscience
"What is REAL?" asked the Rabbit one day, when they were lying side by side
near the nursery fender, before Nana came to tidy the room. "Does it mean having
things that buzz inside you and a st
War is just wrong, plain and simple. In my opinion, there is no justifiable case for war.
My belief discourages war because it promotes death upon others. God and Jesus said thou shall
not kill. Also, there are plenty of quotes in the bible tha
Read through the summary.
Identify 2-3 Catholic Moral Principles that you find most valuable
& explain why.
A Summary of Catholic Moral Principles
l. Each person is fundamentally good and loved God. The possibility of redemption is
offered to each person
Euthanasia is known as the painless killing of patients who are in severe pain from
diseases or are in an irreversible coma. Sometimes people with a disease go through so much
pain that they feel like they need to end their life in orde
After the Truth Discussion Questions
Answer the following while watching the film:
1. After the Truth tells a fictitious story using a historical figure, war criminal Josef Mengele,
as a main charac
Moral Exceptionalism by John Kavanaugh
1. Identify the following ideas from the article:
What he said about the US denying Iran of having nuclear weapons when we have the most
nuclear weapons. Also, we are friends with Pakistan, India, and Is
Test 1 Study Guide
Nature of Morality & Ethics
Define: ethical skepticism (impossible to determine right/wrong), relativism (everyone
has their own set of morals), hard universalism (moral norms, no consideration of
culture), soft universalism (Christiani
I believe human life should be respected at all costs. Whether that person is dying, or in
serious pain I feel like there is never a justifiable reason for euthanasia. Dictionary.com defines
euthanasia as mercy killing, which
The Shawshank Redemption Movie Questions
Pay particular attention to the opening scenes and introduction of characters.
1. Introduction of Andy: Trial & Conviction, 1st Day in Prison
3. Andy: General characteristics (1st level of character):
To Save A Life Questions
1) Which character are you most like? Why? How are you different from that character?
Which character are you the least like? Why?
I think I best resemble Jake toward the middle of the film. He starts to care about those
who are n
Final reflection: Write a 2-3 paragraph response to the film , responding to the questions below:
Does the Warden break Andys humanity? Explain.
What is the physical posture assumed by Andy as he stands in the river? What
significance does it ha
Instructions: After reading the story, answer the following questions in writing in
What characters/ events/ ideas in the story struck you as important? Why?
What are the moral issues facing the different characters in the story?
Read & IPN Qanta A. Ahmeds article on The men behind schoolgirl Malala.
Answer the following:
1. What course of action do you think should take place in order to help the situation?
Girls should be allowed to go to school and there should be guards on eve