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  • Abortion
    • The deliberate termination of pregnancy
      • Cut off point of 24 weeks for most abortions
    • Catholics oppose abortion
      • Sanctity of life
      • 'You shall not murder'
      • Life begins at conception
    • Anglicans (The Church of England)
      • Morally wrong and is concerned about the numbers each year
        • Quality of life is taken into account as well as sanctity of life
      • But compassion is central to the issue
        • Quality of life is taken into account as well as sanctity of life
      • Justified in situations like rape
      • To save maternal life
        • Or if she feels it is in the best interests of the child
    • Methodists
      • Undesirable but believe there are justified other cases
        • Risk of life or health of the mother
        • Cases of great poverty
        • Cases of rape
        • Cases of severe disability
      • Try to strike a balance between sanctity and quality of life

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