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16. Some people take their moral cues from governmental codes of law; for them, it is inconceivable that something that is legally permissible could be immoral.

Those whose view is described above hold inconsistent beliefs if they also believe that

(A) law does not cover all circumstances in which one person morally wrongs another

(B) a legally impermissible action is never morally excusable

(C) governmental officials sometimes behave illegally

(D) the moral consensus of a society is expressed in its laws

(E) some governmental regulations are so detailed that they are burdensome to the economy

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A indeed. I endedup choosing C thinking that government official who makes law cannot be immoral or their actions be immoral.
A is correct because as per A
if government law does not cover certain immoral actions then in a way government supports or allows them to happen. This is inconsistent wih the people's befief

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