Abortion in Israel
Abortion in Israel is legal under certain circumstances, with the approval of a committee for pregnancy termination. Approval for an abortion in Israel by a termination committee is given if the woman...
Religion and abortion
Many religious traditions have taken a stance on abortion, and these stances span a broad spectrum as highlighted below.
There is no single Buddhist view concerning abortion. Some traditional sou...
Efrat (organization)
Efrat is an Israeli anti-abortion group which tries to convince Jewish women not to undergo abortions. To this end, the organization distributes explanatory materials and offers economic aid to pregna...
Buddhism and abortion
There is no single Buddhist view concerning abortion. Yet, all traditional sources, such as the Buddhist monastic code, hold that life begins at conception and that abortion, which would then involve...
Hinduism and abortion
The sacred texts of Hindus have a clear stance against abortion. The Vedas represent abortion as morally reprehensible and it is listed with the most heinous actions. The Kaushitaki Upanishad includes...
Abortion in Israel
Abortion in Israel is legal under certain circumstances, with the approval of a committee for pregnancy termination. Approval for an abortion in Israel by a termination committee is given if the woman...
Christianity and abortion
Christianity and abortion has a long and complex history as there is no explicit prohibition of abortion in either the Old Testament or New Testament books of the Christian Bible, and additionally, as...
Judaism and abortion
In Judaism, views on abortion draw primarily upon the legal and ethical teachings of the Hebrew Bible, the Talmud, the case-by-case decisions of responsa, and other rabbinic literature.
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Islam and abortion
Muslim views on abortion are shaped by the Hadith as well as by the opinions of legal and religious scholars and commentators. In Islam, the fetus is believed to become a living soul after four months...