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What is Abortion?
Abortion is the `the premature expulsion of the foetus from the
womb.'(Nelson and McNiece)
`The word abortion comes from the Latin word aboriri, meaning to
fail to be born.'(Joe Jenkins)



Law on abortion in the Uk (Scotland, England and
Wales)?
Abortion Act…

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"we are stewards, not owners, of life that God has entrusted to us"
(Catechism of Catholic Church)
Abortion is always wrong God implants the soul on conception.
"Thou shalt not kill" (Exodus 20)
Life is scared no human may take another persons life unjustly
Abortion…

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A potential victory isn't the same as a victory.
A potential person is not equal to a person.
Peter Vardy and Paul Grosch(1994) Attempt at drawing a line at a particular point
in the foetus development, to indicate before
this point the foetus is tissue…

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Women has a right to have a choice to do as she wishes with her
body, her future, the future of her foetus and weather or not to keep
the child.


Sanctity of Life:
The Secular(nonreligious) believe that life is of intrinsic value
The religious…

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Taking charge of ones' own fertility was seen as a major step in
the direction of freedom and equality
Foetus is potential not actual.


Alternative methods to abortion:
Adoption
Fostering
Help from family, society (LIFE) or church (Social Survives)


The Bible on Abortion:
"Your body…

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Gemma Mulhern 13J

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