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"Abortion is the only answer to an unplanned pregnancy". Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answers showing that you have thought about more than one point of view.

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"Abortion is the only answer to an unplanned pregnancy". Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answers showing that you have thought about more than one point of view. I strongly disagree with the statement. I think there are many better options open to the mother in the case of an unplanned pregnancy. For instance, adoption is a great option open in such a situation. However I can see why some women might think abortion is their only option and I can empathise with their situation. But from a Christian perspective, I feel that abortion is morally wrong. Unplanned pregnancies happen for many reasons. When people consume large qualities of alcohol for example and are unaware of their actions. ...read more.

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She grew up to become one of the greatest leaders of the Jewish people, and proves to all that just because someone is adopted, it doesn't mean that they cannot be a good person. One of the greatest people who is mentioned in the bible was adopted. This story can give hope to people who are adopted.. The Hierarchy of England and Wales said on 24 September 1968, "...it is against the plan of God to take positive steps to destroy the possibility of the transmission of human life". Thus adoption is a much better option than abortion. A mother can also choose to keep the baby, or send him/her into foster care untill such a time as she is ready to look after the child. ...read more.

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All Christian denominations feel that human life should not be violated at any stage. The Catholic Church teaches vehemently that abortion is wrong, but at the same time does not judge women who have procured an abprtion. There are also many groups and organisations who are constantly campaigning for an end to abortion. Abortions can be very dangerous for the women who procure one. Ripping of the womb can occur as a result of the tools used in the operation. Also a woman who has an abortion may have psychological problems and may feel that what they did was wrong. In conclusion, I feel that abortion is the most problematic option open to parents in an unplanned pregnancy, and there are many better things that can be done."The law of Moses, indeed, punishes with due penalties the man who shall cause abortion" (Exodus 21:22-24). ...read more.

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