Muslim Attitudes to Abortion

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  • Created on: 05-05-13 13:50

Muslims share similar ideas to Christians about the sanctity of life and abortion

Sanctity of Life;

Life for Muslims is sacred and a gift from God. Abortion takes away life so is wrong


Life begins when the soul has entered the foetus at 120 days. Some Muslims claim this happens earlier after 40 days

'Whoever has spared the life of a soul, it as though he has spared the life of all epope. Whosoever has killed a soul, it as though he has murdered all of mankind'

Muslims believe abortion is wrong but many believe it might be allowed in some…


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