The Eighth Amendment: choose life

The Eighth Amendment: choose life Students at St Augustine Academy in Ventura, California, joined hundreds of students at Catholic colleges and high schools across the US staging a pro-life walkout on April 11
“I 
have
 set
 before 
you 
life
 and
 death,
 blessing 
and
curse ;
 therefore
 choose
 life,
 that
 you 
and
 your 
descendants
 may 
live” (Deuteronomy
 30:19)
   This verse is taken from the last chapter of the Book of Deuteronomy in the Old Testament. Capturing the essence of how the future of the nation of Israel depended on the response of the Jewish people to the Covenant, it underlines the connections between life and blessing. To the nation…
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