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PUBLIC POLICY AND MORALITY

Nagle, Cormac (2004) PUBLIC POLICY AND MORALITY. Compass, 38 (4). pp. 9-14. ISSN 0819-4602

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Abstract

The US Democratic candidate for the Presidency, John Kerry, a Catholic, with his public support for the right to have an abortion has highlighted the question of the promotion by a Catholic politician of a public policy which in itself is contrary to Catholic teaching. The case is not restricted to a Catholic politician, but to any politician vis a vis religious beliefs and or conscience.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: public policy, conscience, democratic society, party (politics)
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220105 Legal Ethics
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9499 Other Law, Politics and Community Services > 949999 Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: D - Ethics / Moral Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr Cormac M. Nagle
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2016 01:13
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2016 01:13
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2134

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