Applyng ethical theories to abortion

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  • Applying Ethical Theories to: ABORTION
    • Natural Law
      • Primary Precepts
      • Unborn Child has same status as existing life
    • Christian Ethics
      • Sanctity of Life
      • Child is Gods Gift
      • RC againist as it has the same rights as a person
      • CofE can disagree/agree
    • Utilitarianism
      • Happiness vs pain
      • focuses on outcome
      • Life doesn't have intrinsic worth
      • Preference Utilitarianisn
    • Kant
      • Treat people as ends not means
      • Abortion ok if they can reason
      • Abortion wrong if mother does it for the sake of it
      • HUmans have intrinsic worth


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