Abortion and Religion- Applied Ethics- The ethics of Abortion

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Pro life Or Pro Choice?

Both groups accept that people have a right to life and that life is special and valuable. They differ when it comes to whos life they are considering!

Pro Life- argue that a foetus is a human life from the moment of conception because it contains the total blue print for a person. The Catholic Church has issued many official statements banning abortion. Pope Pius IX in 1869 stated that to kill a foetus is to kill a person. Catholic teachings on abortion are based on this.

Pro Choice-  Say that a foetus is only a potential human, and…


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