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Changing unjust laws justly [electronic resource] : pro-life solidarity with "the last and least" / Colin Harte.

By: Harte, Colin, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, 2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 363 p.).ISBN: 9780813216096 (electronic bk.); 0813216095 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain | Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain | Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church | Pro-life movement -- Great Britain | Avortement -- Droit -- Grande-Bretagne | Avortement -- Aspect moral -- Grande-Bretagne | Avortement -- Aspect religieux -- �Eglise catholique | Mouvement pour le respect de la vie -- Grande-Bretagne | Schwangerschaftsabbruch | Rechtsstellung | Ungeborenes | Behinderung | Recht auf Leben | Vergewaltigung | Gro�britannien | LAW / Constitutional | LAW / PublicGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Changing unjust laws justly.DDC classification: 342.4108/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
denial of solidarity -- Jurisprudential options revisited -- problem of intrinsically unjust laws -- Good acts by bad acts? -- "special case" consideration -- Avoiding ethical inconsistencies -- Identifying just and unjust proposals -- Voting opportunities -- Evangelium vitae -- overview and conclusion -- UK abortion law prior to the Abortion Act 1967 -- Abortion Act 1967 -- Abortion (Amendment) Bill (January 1988) -- Abortion (Amendment) Bill (May 1988) -- Section 37 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.
Review: "Changing Unjust Laws Justly is the first book to address systematically the practical, legal, and ethical problems that are encountered in well-intentioned attempts to restrict abortion. It will be of considerable interest not only to political, legal, and moral philosophers, but also to lawmakers and the pro-life movement generally."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-357) and index.

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1. denial of solidarity -- 2. Jurisprudential options revisited -- 3. problem of intrinsically unjust laws -- 4. Good acts by bad acts? -- 5. "special case" consideration -- 6. Avoiding ethical inconsistencies -- 7. Identifying just and unjust proposals -- 8. Voting opportunities -- 9. Evangelium vitae -- 10. overview and conclusion -- App. A. UK abortion law prior to the Abortion Act 1967 -- App. B. Abortion Act 1967 -- App. C. Abortion (Amendment) Bill (January 1988) -- App. D. Abortion (Amendment) Bill (May 1988) -- App. E. Section 37 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.

"Changing Unjust Laws Justly is the first book to address systematically the practical, legal, and ethical problems that are encountered in well-intentioned attempts to restrict abortion. It will be of considerable interest not only to political, legal, and moral philosophers, but also to lawmakers and the pro-life movement generally."--BOOK JACKET.

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