right to life

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Noun1.right to life - the right to live
human right - (law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)
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In general terms it is possible to affirm that national dogmatics has not been concerned with providing and analyzing a definition of the right to life itself.
Some have argued that the declaration by the President is a threat to life and as such, a violation of the right to life guaranteed in section 33 of the Constitution.
The National Right to Life Academy, a five-week summer program held at NRLC's DC headquarters, trains pro-life student activists to become effective advocates for life.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) condemned on Thursday the killing of a former barangay chairman in Cebu, saying the government should ensure the protection of the right to life.
Chris Paddie of Marshall, Dan Flynn of Canton and Wayne Faircloth of Galveston are being flanked on the right by challengers touting endorsements from two prominent groups - Empower Texans and the political arm of Texas Right to Life - that once backed the lawmakers they're now trying to unseat.
"OHCHR condemns this killing in the strongest terms and reminds the de facto authorities in Gaza of their legally binding obligation to respect and protect the right to life and security of every person in Gaza," OHCHR said in a statement.
The right creating one's right to self-defense is the foundation for all rights, one's right to life. However, one's right to life does not mean a right to live.
Director General Human Rights MOHR, Mohammad Arshad told reporter that MOHR has also organized a four-day campaign in all national, regional and local newspapers on right to life and promotion of human rights values in Pakistan.
The National Right to Life Committee recently voted to cut ties with one of its most zealous state affiliates, Georgia Right to Life.
Bearing in mind M'Baye, K.'s statement that "the history of human rights merges with human history," in our opinion the first legal regulation of "right to life" and "guaranteeing the right to life" can be identified in the declarations of rights and in the first written constitutions around the world, followed by their diachronic consecration in the constitutions of states and much later their consecration and protection at universal and regional level.
Douglasville, GA, June 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Mike Miller received the endorsement of Georgia Right to Life in his campaign to seek State House District 66, calling him “a candidate who has demonstrated a willingness to stand up for the sanctity of human life.”
The right to life and the value of life; orientations in law, politics, and ethics.