Abortion

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Key Words

Abortion:The removal from the womb of a growing foetus.

Sanctity Of Life:The belief that life is Sacred and god-given.

Miracle Of Life:Idea that life is wonderful and special

Blessing:The belief that god has chosen a couple to have a child.

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When Does Life Begin?

Conception:Life begins when the sperm meets the egg. (Hindus,Sikhs,Christians.)

Ensoulement:Life begins when the soul enters the body '120 days' (Muslims)

Viable:The point where the foetus could survive if it were born.

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Quality Of Life

1.If the baby were going to be born into a poor home where it there is not enough money, food, warmth ect. Then the quality of life would be bad.

2.If parents dont have enough time for them.

3.Child being handicaped would have a low quality of life.(Paralympics)

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Right To Abortion

Mother: Carries the baby,takes care of it and gives birth to it.

Father: Shares half his DNA, dad pays for child support.

Baby: Wants protection, cant speak for itself.

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Abortion + The Law. Pro-Life + Pro-Choice

Law:

  • Allowed up to the 24th week.
  • In the opinion of two doctors

Pro-Choice: are for abortion,the goverment should not out law abortion and believe that abortion should be an option for a pregant women.

Pro-Life: are against abortion,feotus embryos are human beings and have the right to live.

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Abortion + The Law. Pro-Life + Pro-Choice

Law:

  • Allowed up to the 24th week.
  • In the opinion of two doctors

Pro-Choice: are for abortion,the goverment should not out law abortion and believe that abortion should be an option for a pregant women.

Pro-Life: are against abortion,feotus embryos are human beings and have the right to live.

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Religious Attitudes

Christians: Most are against however if mothers life is in danger it is allowed.                -Sanctity Of Life

Islam: Are for it if the mothers life is in danger and cases of ****.                                  -ensoulement                                                                                                                   -'Mothers should not be made to suffer because of her child'

Jewish: are against it unless mother and babys health is in danger/or if ****d.              -10 commandment 'thou shalt not murder'

Hindu:are agianst it because life is a part of gods creation.                                             -

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