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What is the miracle of life?
idea that life is wonderful
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what is a 'blessing'?
the idea that god has favoured a couple with a child.
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what is conception?
when sperm meets egg
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the point at which the foetus could survive if it were to be born means it is?
Viable
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what is the sanctity of life?
the idea that life is sacred because it is God given.
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what is the quality of life?
a measure of fulfilment
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What is the definition of receiving a soul?
ensoulment
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what is a severe disabilty?
when you are labelled as having a severe to profound cognitive impairments or intellectual disability.
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what is the definition of a deliberate termination of pregnancy?
abortion
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date of the abortion act?
1967
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what is the pro-life argument?
opposes abortion; in favour of life of the foetus.
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what is the pro-life pressure group?
the society of protection to unborn children (SPUC)- argues against abortion.
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what is the pro-choice argument?
in favour of a woman's right to choose an abortion.
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what is the pro-choice pressure group?
Abortion rights is a national campaign group that defends safe, legal abortion + opposes any lowering of the 24 week time.
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the legal process where a child is taken into the family as a son/ daughter is called?
adoption
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what is fostering?
the taking of a child from a different family into a family home and bringing them up with the rest of the family.
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what is ahimsa?
the principle of non-violence towards all living things.
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what is a foetus?
fertilised ovum at about 11 weeks, when the organs have developed.
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who is the hindu god?
brahman.
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rights of the unborn child means?
the baby is unique and deserves the same right to life as any other person.
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right to choose means?
it is the womans right to choose as it is her body, her health, her life, and her freedom.
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who has the final say in abortion?
the woman/mother.
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what is the right to safety?
abortion in early pregnancy is safer than childbirth. If women did not have to wait for 2 doctors to agree they would be safer and quicker.
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rights of the father?
fathers have legal responsibilities but few rights.
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how many doctors need to agree independently that an abortion may be needed?
2
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what are the 4 conditions when the law in the UK agrees that an abortion may be performed?
the woman might die unless the pregnancy is ended.`There is a substantial risk of the baby being born severely physically or mentally disabled. There is a risk to the women's physical or mental health. Risk to physical and mental health of child.
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Who thinks abortion is wrong?
Christians, roman catholic church, church of england, methodists.
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What do christians believe in which makes them believe that children are a blessing, and a precious gift from god?
the sanctity of life.
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do christians and the church of england ever accept abortion?
under certain circumstances.
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what do roman catholics believe?
that life begins at conception. Abortion is the deliberate killing and goes against the commandment "you shall not murder". it is NEVER acceptable.
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in case of **** what do roman catholics believe?
why should the child suffer for the sin of its father?
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what does the church of england believe?
abortion may be the lesser of two evils (e.g. case of ****), you should "love your neighbor as yourself"
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what do anglicans feel about abortion?
it should only occur after 24 weeks, it is a matter for the mothers conscience.
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what are the 4 reasons methodists allow abortion?
risk to life or health of the mother and her existing family; great poverty, severe disablity and ****.
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what is a bible teaching?
'God may give us our vocation in life before birth'
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why is brahman important?
because he is the supreme spirit which hindus worship.
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what does the mahabharata shanti parva say?
in him all things exist, from him all things originate. He is truly all.
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what do hindus believe about the soul?
it is part of samsara. when you die it is reborn.
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when does life begin for hindus?
at conception
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why is ahimsa important?
because it relieves the suffering of people and the atman(soul) inside them.
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