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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In short, it's autonomy and mercy on the one side, sanctity of life and/or the possibility of abuse on the other.
If you are really 'pro life', you should support the sanctity of life everywhere.
Abortion is wrong and should be outlawed in almost all circumstances in order to protect the sanctity of life.
To the Editor: Since the Oath of Hippocrates and Hippocrates' dictum, "If you cannot help, then do no harm," or even before then, physicians have appreciated the sanctity of life.
He announces a National Sanctity of Life Day a week before the anniversary of Roe v.
Clearly, values other than the sanctity of life are at work here.
Worse still, as a general style of thought, the rationales behind national health-care plans invert the proper relation between rights and social efficiency, and in doing so subvert the sanctity of life.
You will teach the world that genius knows no color, And that the sanctity of life intricately binds us each to the other.
Paul supports the sanctity of life as a basis for liberty and civility, and as the number-one proponent of constitutionally-limited government he supports curtailing federal spending.
The legal action seeks judicial relief from the federal government's abortion pill mandate that requires even Christian ministries founded on preserving the sanctity of life to provide its employees' coverage for abortion-inducing drugs and devices.
His remarks were in response to a question from reporter John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter (25 October) who asked about criticism that Catholic Relief Services collaborates with groups that do not share Church teaching on the sanctity of life and contraception.
Our incapacity or unwillingness as a nation to achieve enlightened policy in this area, to heedlessly defend a misinterpretation of the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms rather than protect the sanctity of life and security is a national disgrace.