History of abortion
The practice of abortion, the termination of a pregnancy so that it does not result in birth, dates back to ancient times. Pregnancies were terminated through a number of methods, including the admini...
Boston College Student Says Babies Who Survive An Abortion Should Die
Yes this is a real conversation that happened at Boston College. -- Students For Life of America - http://www.studentsforlife.org Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/studentsforlife Main YouTube - ht...
Some House Members Can't Believe What Senators Failed to Do: Prevent Infanticide
Some House Members Can't Believe What Senators Failed to Do: Prevent Infanticide
THIS IS ABORTION!
THIS IS ABORTION! No one has the right to choose for another human being to be ripped apart limb by limb. Every American needs to see this!
Trump Cuts Funding To Teen Pregnancy Programs, The Left Goes Wild
In a nice hat tip to social conservatives who believe in teaching teens the virtues of abstinence and waiting until marriage rather than just handing out contraceptives to them, the Trump administrati...
2 Face Felony Charges Over Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Videos
Newser.com has reported that two anti-abortion activists whose secretly recorded conversations with executives from Planned Parenthood made national headline...
Female politician proposes law to fine men $100 for masturbating as 'act against an unborn child'
A Texas politician has filed legislation that would see men fined $100 (£82) for masturbating unless they are doing it in a sanctioned session at a hospital or clinic. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, crea...
Poland’s Massive Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge
The proposed abortion ban may have been rejected, but for some Poles, the legislation's another indication that the nation's slipping back to the dark ages.
Missouri Attorney General Finds No Evidence Planned Parenthood Mishandled Fetal Tissue
An investigation in Missouri found no evidence that Planned Parenthood's St. Louis clinic mishandled fetal tissue or engaged in unlawful activity, Attorney General Chris Koster's office said on Monday...
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...
History of early Christian thought on abortion
Christianity and abortion has a long and complex history. There is scholarly disagreement on how early Christians felt about abortion. Some scholars have concluded that early Christians took a nuan...
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...
Abortion debate
The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral and legal status of abortion. The two main groups involved in the abortion debate are the self-described "pro-choice" movement (emp...
Timeline of reproductive rights legislation
Timeline of reproductive rights legislation, a chronological list of laws and legal decisions affecting human reproductive rights. Reproductive rights are a sub-set of human rights pertaining to issue...
Abortion law
Abortion law is legislation and common law which pertains to the provision of abortion. Abortion has been a controversial subject in many societies through history because of the moral, ethical...
History of abortion law debate
In the earliest written sources, abortion is not considered as a general category of crime. Rather, specific kinds of abortion are prohibited, for various social and political reasons. In the earliest...
Capital punishment
Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The judicial decree that someone be punished in this manner is a d...
Christianity in the 4th century
Christianity in the 4th century was dominated in its early stage by Constantine the Great and the First Council of Nicaea of 325, which was the beginning of the period of the First seven Ecumenical C...
Minors and abortion
Many jurisdictions have laws applying to minors and abortion. These parental involvement laws require that one or more parents consent or be informed before their minor daughter may legally have an ab...
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...
Catholic politicians, abortion and communion or excommunication
The Roman Catholic Church opposes abortion. Church officials have threatened to refuse communion to Catholic politicians who support abortion rights. In some cases, officials have stated that the poli...
Philosophical aspects of the abortion debate
The philosophical aspects of the abortion debate are presented in the form of a number of logical arguments which can be made in support of or opposition to abortion.
The philosophical arguments i...
Societal attitudes towards abortion
Societal attitudes towards abortion have varied throughout different historical periods and cultures. One manner of assessing such attitudes in the modern era has been to conduct opinion polls to meas...
First seven Ecumenical Councils
In the history of Christianity, the first seven ecumenical councils, from the First Council of Nicaea (325) to the Second Council of Nicaea (787), represented an attempt to reach an orthodox consensus...
Classical Hindu law in practice
Classical Hindu law in practice originates from community, not a state polity. In this way, particular groups of society began to gain influence in the creation and administration of law. Primary corp...
Legalized abortion and crime effect
The effect of legalized abortion on crime (sometimes referred to as the Donohue-Levitt hypothesis) is the theory that legal abortion reduces crime. Proponents of the theory generally argue that child...
Ensoulment
In religion, ensoulment is the moment at which a human being gains a soul. Some religions say that a soul is newly created within a developing child and others, especially in religions that believe in...
Right to life
The right to life is a moral principle based on the belief that a human being has the right to live and, in particular, should not to be unjustly killed by another human being. The concept of a right ...
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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Christianity in the 2nd century
Christianity in the 2nd century was largely the time of the Apostolic Fathers who were the students of the apostles of Jesus, though there is some overlap as John the Apostle may have survived into ...