Right to Life - Abortion
What is Abortion? Deliberate attepmt to cause premature expulsion or termination of foetus from the womb.
1967 - Abortion act passed.
Abortion allowed if:
Continuing pregnancy is risk to mother.
Cannot get abortion if foetus is over 24 weeks old (Baby technically)
Catholic + C of E views
Life begins at conception, abortion is murder.
"For you created my in most being, you knit me together in my mothers womb"
Abortion is a sin.
Church of England:
"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers multitude of sins"
Mothers life more important than baby.
Pro Choice: (yes to abortion)
Poor quality of life
Adoption is a hard process
Life doesnt start till birth / Point of liablilty (24 weeks)
Not doctors choice
Pro life: (No to abortion)
Possible depression / guilt after abortion
Abortion is murder
Disabled children can sill enjoy life
Each person is unique
- Keep baby
- Not having sex