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'Abortion is never justified' do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view. You must refer to Christianity in your answer

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'Abortion is never justified' do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view. You must refer to Christianity in your answer Abortion is becoming more widespread in today's society. And still Christians stand by the belief that abortion is never justified under any circumstance. They believe that the unborn child is a human being right from conception. Therefore an abortion would be murder. The Christian belief in the sanctity of life is based on the teachings of famous Christians and on what they read in the bible. ...read more.

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There are no good grounds for murder, one of the Ten Commandments says, "Do not commit murder." There is great controversy over abortion when it concerns the life of the pregnant mother. It is fundamentally wrong to put the life of the foetus above the things that have been there to allow it to survive just because it will not be dependent upon them after the time of birth. This argument seems to be overwhelming and is, in my opinion, a justification for a Christian to have an abortion on the grounds that her health or her life would be seriously threatened by continuing the pregnancy for the full term. ...read more.

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Another circumstance, in which some people attempt to justify abortion, is the situation of a rape or incest victim. Although Christians would say there could be other options for a woman placed in this situation. She could decide to give the child up for adoption. Most important of all, as a result of abortion the sanctity of life has been devalued. We should have a sense of value and accountability for our actions as well as an absolute respect for the life, which is evident within us, no matter what the circumstances may be. We must remember that no one has the right to decide the exact time that a foetus becomes a human being. And it is for God to decide when a human being shall no longer live. By Luke Graham ...read more.

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