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WHAT IS ABORTION?
An operation to end pregnancy and the foetus does not live to be born
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WHY DO SOME WOMEN HAVE AN ABORTION?
the woman's life is at risk, ****, financial reasons
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WHAT IS MIRACLE OF LIFE?
Life is wonderful, amazing or special
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WHY ARE CHILDREN SEEN AS A BLESSING?
God has blessed a couple with a child and religious people thank God for such a wonderful gift
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WHEN DOES LIFE BEGIN?
Many people see abortion as murder and there has to be life before murder, conception, beating heart, at birth
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?WHAT IS THE UK LAW ON ABORTION?
Not acceptable in UK, two doctors must agree,acceptable after 24 weeks if: the woman life is at risk, child will have a severe physical or mental disability
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WHAT IS PRO-LIFE?
Against abortion, they believe all life ha the potential to make an amazing contribution to the world, e.g. Albert Einstein
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WHAT IS PRO-CHOICE?
Accept abortion, they believe it is unfair to force someone to have an unwanted pregnancy
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WHAT IS THE PRO-LIFE ALLIANCE?
They argue that the right to life is the most important of all human rights and all life should be respected and prefer alternatives to abortion
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WHAT IS ABORTION RIGHTS?
They protect the women rights and the mother is the best person to decide what happens. It campaigns through petitions, public meetings, and political lobbying
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WHAT IS QUALITY OF LIFE?
What someones life is like. a good quality of life would be free from pain, enough to eat and drink, nice place to live, support from friends and family
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WHAT IS SANCTITY OF LIFE?
Life is sacred because it is God given and should be cherished
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WHAT ARE ALTERNATIVES TO ABORTION?
keep it, fostering, adoption
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WHAT IS THE POINT OF VIABILITY?
The moment at which a child can survive if born- 23 weeks
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WHAT IS KEEP IT?
Deciding to have the baby, keep it yourself, and bring it up
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WHAT IS FOSTERING?
Someone else looks after the baby
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WHAT IS ADOPTION?
You have the baby and give it up for adoption. someone else becomes its legal parent, and they loose all contact.
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WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF KEEPING THE CHILD?
It is born and has a life with its natural mother. supports sanctity of life
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WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF FOSTERING?
Child is born and may have a life with its mother. might help a young mum to gain an education. supports sanctity of life
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WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF ADOPTION?
Child is born, looked after in a family that are unable to have their own children. supports sanctity of life
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WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF KEEPING THE CHILD?
Wanting an abortion may have an impact on mother. may be unable to love the child, or might blame it, unable to look up to it properly, mothers quality of life affected and affects existing family
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WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF FOSTERING?
Childs self-esteem may be affected. may be confusing for all concerned
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WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF ADOPTION?
Child may want to find biological parents when 18, mother may find it harder to give up the child.
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WHAT IS A PRESSURE GROUP?
A group of people who campaign for changes in society
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