JUSTICE

Reproductive Justice is the equal opportunity to become pregnant, carry, birth and raise children safely with dignity and free of violence and toxins; the right to decide to parent or not to parent without interference or coersion; no disparities or religious exemptions in access to health care and safe and non-judgmental abortion services; recognition of the interaction of reproductive oppression with race, gender, class, orientation and other oppressions

HEALTH

Reproductive and sexual health is maximized when reproductive and family formation decisions are voluntary and based on individual moral judgement and religious beliefs; access to safe, non-judgmental, voluntary birth control and back-up measures including abortion; scientifically valid public health policy and education; purposes of sexuality being pleasure, intimacy and procreation

COMPASSION

Compassion calls for public support of relationships built on mutual respect and consent, equal power and expectation of caring; special consideration for those most vulnerable, especially pregnant women and newborns; special consideration for the marginalized and oppressed; Acknowledgement of the complexity and uniqueness of every situation; public responsibility for the common good of accessible, affordable family planning

HONESTY

Honesty about the misuse of public health policy for political influence or religiously-based oppression, the moral worth of all forms of human life, the dignity and moral agency of every person, personal religious freedom within in a pluralistic society, sexuality as a healthy part of the human experience, the common good of public health as the goal of public health law and policy, sexual and reproductive self-determination as an essential freedom, the natural variation of gender and sexuality