• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Views on abortion - Christians, George Bush and Al Gore

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐Abortion Roman Catholics: Believe: Life begins at conception - the fetus is a human being with human rights. All bible teaching on human life also applies to the fetus - especially the commandment (6th) ?Do not kill?. If a mother can not support her baby then it should be adopted. Life is sacred because it is given by God - ?created in the image of God? (creation story). Anglicans & Methodists: Believe: Life does not begin until the baby has a chance to survive independently from the mother. ...read more.


BUSH: I don?t think a president can do that. I was disappointed in the ruling because I?m worried that that pill will cause more people to have abortions. As to the drug itself, I hope the FDA took its time to make sure that American women will be safe who use this drug. GORE: Well, the FDA took 12 years. And I do support that decision. They determined it was medically safe for the women who use that drug. Ban partial-birth abortions, and reduce abortions overall GORE (to Bush): On the issue of partial-birth or so-called late-term abortion, I would sign ...read more.


BUSH: I know we need to ban partial-birth abortions. This is a place where my opponent & I have strong disagreements. I believe banning partial-birth abortion would be a positive step toward reducing the number of abortions in America. This is an issue that?s going to require a new attitude. We?ve been battling over abortion for a long period of time. Surely this nation can come together to promote the value of life. GORE: He trusts the government to order a woman to do what he thinks she ought to do. I trust women to make the decisions that affect their lives, their destinies and their bodies By Rachael Foster ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Abortion and other medical issues section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Abortion and other medical issues essays

  1. Explain the views of the religion you have studied on the issue of abortion.

    Consequentialism could also be used to defend abortion, as Bentham feels judgements about whether a decision had been right or wrong can only be judged after the action. Therefore, if a baby had been aborted, and it caused much more sadness than it did happiness, it had been wrong.

  2. Religious views on Abortion

    We shouldn't kill someone before they've even left their mothers womb. Another one comes from Isaiah 49 verse 15. It says: "Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne?

  1. Arguments for and against abortion in America.

    After birth its independence begs that it be protected as if it were equal to a fully-conscience human being. The baby is not a person and therefore seeing that abortion is a logical and moral choice. The anti-abortionist has a different view with regards to abortion.

  2. Partial Birth Abortion Ban

    (www.house.gov/chabot/pblaw2003, 11/17/03). The Republican Party's sponsorship and strong support for the ban will result in their receiving credit for it which in some cases will work to their benefit. This will result in strong support for conservative supporters who are Pro-Life.

  1. Christian Views on Abortion

    However, there is one quote from Exodus (21:22-25) that seems to touch on the subject specifically: "If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman's husband demands and the court allows.

  2. Challenges to Roe v. Wade - women's right to privacy?

    into matters so fundamentally affecting a person as the decision whether to bear or beget a child" (Eisenstadt v. Baird, 1972). One can see that the ground was already well prepared for the Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, which was decided in the following year.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work