“While I assume that all the memoirs are true and that the most liberal reading relates to them, I cannot conclude that a violation of natural law is in itself a means of redress.” International Law – International Law † Catholic Encyclopedia ► International Law International law has been defined as the rules that govern the behavior of the general body of civilized states in their mutual relations (American and . . Catholic Encyclopedia”. the separate and same station, to which the laws of nature and the God of nature are entitled to them, requires a decent respect for the opinions of humanity, which explain the causes that push it to separate. We take these truths for granted, that all men are created in the same way, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. “A natural law is defined. Neither the Senate nor the people can ab relieve us of our obligation to obey this law, and this does not require sextus Aelms to explain and interpret it. It will not set one rule in Rome and another in Athens, any more than it will be a rule today and tomorrow another. This clearly leaves a considerable need for interpretation, as for example.




B the insinuation that a monarchy is a matter of natural law; and that property rights are divine rights of humanity, natural right. But abuse as a natural right has also been used to ban therapeutic abortion and birth control, to discriminate against homosexuals and the disabled, and even to justify slavery, genocide, war crimes, and the terrible persecution of so-called heretics. they are independent of artificial contexts and, in this respect, differ from the mere presumptions of law on which they depend and constitute a branch of the legal system to which they belong; but mere natural presumptions are entirely derived from the common experience of humanity, without the help or control of a particular rule of law, but simply from the course of nature and habits of society. . . .