Abortion Islam Ethics

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Abortion: Is the premature expulsion of a foetus Some Muslims believe life begins at conception.
from the mother's womb. Some Muslims believe life begins at 40 days.
Some Muslims believe life begins at 120 days.
Some Muslims believe that abortion is wrong in all Abortion is only permitted in Islam and in Christianity
circumstances (absolute morality) because they if there is a good reason for e.g: if he mother's life is
believe in the absolute sanctity of life. at risk or rape.
`It is He Allah who grants death and life'. `Kill not your children for fear of poverty'.
Other Muslims think that abortion is acceptable in This suggests that reasons such as lack of money are
some circumstances (relative morality). not acceptable grounds for abortion.
Abortion is only permitted in Islam if there is a
good reason for it for e.g: if mother's life is at risk
and rape.

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