inviolability

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inviolability

noun immunity from assault, impregnability, incorruptibility, indestructibility, inviolableness, invulnerability, protection, safety, sanctitas, security, security against violence, unassailability
Associated concepts: inviolability of Constitutional rights, inviolability of contracts
See also: conscience, responsibility

INVIOLABILITY. That which is not to be violated. The persons of ambassadors are inviolable. See Ambassador.

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This Bill will seek to change long-established laws which uphold the sanctity of human life and protecting some of the weakest in society.
He urged Catholic voters "to act boldly" and "have the courage to tell candidates that if they want Catholic votes they will have to respect the fundamental principles of Catholic social teaching such as the sanctity of human life before birth as well as the institutions of marriage and family.
We put what Israel is doing in the hands of the international community and all the parties concerned with the human rights and the sanctity of human life which have always tried to justify Israel's violations at the expense of the Arab legitimate rights," the source concluded.
insists that the sanctity of human life and of the natural world is known across cultures and religions and, he further argues, is the basis for ethical norms.
The cases are grouped in sections on ethical issues in nursing, such as the just allocation of health resources, confidentiality, and the sanctity of human life, and special problem areas in nursing practice such as abortion and contraception, genetic engineering, psychiatry and the control of human behavior, experimentation on human beings, and the right to refuse treatment.
When considering America's fiscal and national defense policies, which are critically important, we believe that social issues, including, but not limited to, the sanctity of human life and the preservation of marriage as the union of one man and one woman, are indispensable," the letter asserts.
It is to be hoped that the various occasions when Pope Benedict will make public addresses he will offer inspiration to the many British Christian political, social and humanitarian campaigners who have been so tested by the aggressive secular culture that has taken root in Britain over recent decd be especially hopeful e Holy Father will rer those lone battlers have so often braved pular derision and disdvantage so as to propaate the sanctity of human life at all stages, propriety of Christian education, humane treatment of immigrants, prisoners and disadvantaged people at ome and abroad.
The sanctity of human life appears to mean nothing to you.
It is so easy to drift into a culture which sanctions death and overturns all belief in the sanctity of human life.
Such a process should be based on a clear collective position regarding the key issues in the region, such as civil liberties, the sanctity of human life, human security and so forth," HRH said.
We support the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death.
Fighting for the sanctity of human life turned out to be my best therapy as I was struggling with regrets, shame, guilt and anger .