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Catholic Social Thought Class 7

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  1. 1. What we’ll do today:  Jigsaw exercise (45 minutes)  Debriefing, questions, discussion (25 minutes) In-class Learning Outcomes  Explain the reasoning both documents use for their conclusions  Explain how each reasons about personhood  Self-Assessment (5 minutes)  What did you contribute to your various groups today?  What’s the most important thing that you didn’t know before today about what these two documents say, but which you now feel you could explain well to others?
  2. 2. Church & State on Abortion: Discuss texts that…. Summarize the Church's conclusions about the immorality of direct abortion and the reasons it gives for them (§§5-12). Explain what the Church says about the personhood of the fetus and why (esp. §13). Summarize the Supreme Court's conclusions and the reasons it gives for the legality of abortion. Explain what the Supreme Court says about the personhood of the fetus and why.
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  4. 4. The 14th Amendment Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.