‘Abortion is always wrong’
Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy. Some think it is murder while others have the opposite viewpoint. This Depends on the question of personhood.
Some Christians such as Roman-Catholics may agree with this statement as they think ensoulment occurs at conception. Therefore, if you kill the foetus in the middle of the pregnancy it would be considered as murder.
They believe this as in the Bible it says ‘Thou shalt not kill.’ This means life should be protected. Abortion does the opposite and kills an unborn child.
As a consequence of this teaching, Roman-Catholics may not have abortions and will usually protest against it.
This is a strong argument as people do not wish to kill people and if God has said not to, then we should obey Him.
Other Christians such as Church of England may agree with this statement as all human life is created in Gods image and so should be nurtured.
Others may disagree with this statement as it could be seen as the lesser of two evils.
Muslims may disagree with the statement because they believe ensoulment occurs 120 days after conception. They believe that the mother has more rights than the...