Religious Studies (GCSE)- Autumn Term (Yr.11)

define ethics
when theres something thats good or bad
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define philsophy
thinking deeply into questions that have no answer
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define abortion
premature termination of a fetus by means of an operation
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what is the 1967 abortion act ?
that it is now legal to have an abortion but two doctors must agree and if the mothers physical and mental health is at risk they can agree to an abortion or if the child will be handicapped also, it must be carried out by the 28th week (now 24th)
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why were abortions made legal ?
to stop backstreet abortions which was harmful to the woman having it and were illegal
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what are the two main views on abortions from christians ?
that abortion should sometimes be allowed and abortion is wrong
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why do christians think abortion is wrong ?
because life starts at contraception, doctors should protect life not end it, one of commandments is 'do not murder', only god has the right to end life
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why do christians think abortion is right ?
because a woman should have complete control over her body, life starts when the baby can survive independently, abortion is a personal issue and should be controlled by the woman not the doctors
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define philsophy

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