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"God gives life and only God can take it away." Agree or disagree.

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GCSE Prejudice and Discrimination

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Euthanasia AO2

"God gives life and only god can take it away." Do you agree or disagree?

There are loads of different views for the answer to the statement above. Most Christians believe in the in the importance of life and therefore disagree with abortion and euthanasia. We must remember that not all people follow a religion or if they do disagree with some of their religions specific demands and therefore might be in favour of the choice to have an abortion or carry out euthanasia.

The church would teach that god is almighty and only him can take life away. God gives us life so who are we to take it away. In the case of pregnancy the child is a gift from god not just a growing organism.

By taking another's life through abortion or euthanasia you are not only murdering, but also attempting to play god. I think it is wrong to take away your life and don't necessarily think it's your decision. I could disagree with this statement because, Surely god wants his people to be happy, therefore by ending pain and suffering he is granting them that wish. God

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