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Abortion - NHS Choices

Abortion - NHS Choices | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so that it does not result in the birth of a baby. It's also known as a 'termination of pregnancy' or 'termination'.
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NHS information on abortion in the UK

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America's Young Theologian: poem | Cana Revisited by Seamus Heaney

America's Young Theologian: poem | Cana Revisited by Seamus Heaney | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
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Seamus Heany's poem discusses life before birth

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British women treat abortion as the easy option, claims angry Archbishop

British women treat abortion as the easy option, claims angry Archbishop | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
The British public is in danger of losing its 'moral focus' on abortion and treating the procedure as normal, rather than a last resort, says the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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Rowan Williams writes on abortion

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JSTOR: Philosophy & Public Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Autumn, 1999), pp. 310-324

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A challenging article on the moral status of a early foeuses and abortion.

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lifeissues | Abortion: Correct Application of Natural Law Theory

The common moral principle to decide life difficult situations is found in natural law. It is known as the principle of double effect.
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A challenging article on Natural Moral Law and the approach to abortion.

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Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com

Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
A divisive controversy over legalizing abortion arises after the Vatican excommunicates a family for having a girl, raped by her stepfather, undergo the procedure
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9 year old girl raped and then excommunicated by RC Church

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Britain's abortion debate lacks a moral dimension

Britain's abortion debate lacks a moral dimension | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
Rowan Williams: We risk losing sight of the sanctity of life and the compassionate intentions of the 1967 reformers.
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Rowan Williams comments on abortion in the UK

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JSTOR: The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 86, No. 4 (Apr., 1989), pp. 183-202

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Another challenging JSTOR article. This examines philosophical views on whether abortion is morally permissible.

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Does the Bible prohibit abortion? Abortion in the Bible and Church history • ChristianAnswers.Net

Does the Bible prohibit abortion? Abortion in the Bible and Church history • ChristianAnswers.Net | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
A small but influential circle of prochoice advocates claim to base their beliefs on the Bible. They maintain 'nowhere does the Bible prohibit abortion.' What's the truth?
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Various biblical references to abortion with explanation

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Abortion 'would have saved wife'

Abortion 'would have saved wife' | Investigations: Medical Ethics | Scoop.it
The husband of a pregnant woman who died in an Irish hospital says he has no doubt she would be alive if she had been allowed an abortion.
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