“A systemic vision of life seeks to expand the moral imagination of a society, not partition it into airtight categories... A consistent ethic of life seeks to present a coherent linkage among a diverse set of issues. It can and should be used to test party platforms, public policies" and candidates for office.”
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin
Archbishop of Chicago 1982-1996
DFLA is based on a Whole Life Philosophy, also called the Seamless Garment or Consistent Life Ethic.
According to this philosophy, every human being is worthy of dignity and respect, from fertilization to natural death. At DFLA, we oppose abortion, assisted suicide, and the death penalty. We also advocate for better healthcare...
Read more: What does Whole Life mean?