I don't mean these questions metaphorically - these are questions of reality." Though he is not Catholic, Petersen's experiences in an IVF clinic lead him to articulate the very questions that the Church persistently proposes to our culture. Several essays are also devoted to the possibility of real and authentic therapies for some situations of infertility (such as M.
Also, the Parliament recently enacted the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (Education Act) to provide free and compulsory education to children between the age of six and fourteen years.
On account of various judicial decisions, the scope of Right to life has been extended too many areas not expressly laid down in the law.
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Also, in 1966, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly declaring “Every human being has the inherent right to life. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life.”The judiciary gave a new dimension to article 21 in many decisions like the famous Gopalan case, Maneka Gandhi case, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Olga Tellis case etc.
Another important judgement in this regard was the Gian Kaur’s case which held that right to life under article 21 of the Constitution does not include right to die or right to be killed.
The term ‘personal liberty’ in article 21 means nothing more than liberty of physical body, that is, freedom from arrest and detention without the authority of law.