Abortion in the Views of Different Religions and Laws

  •  Abass Shafei Ardestani    
  •  Mahdi Khaghani Esfahani    
  •  Seyed Mohamamd Hussieni    


More than ever, abortion is paid attention today by public especially in cases that keeping on the pregnancy has problems for mother or there is a fault or keeping the dignity of mother and her family depending on abortion and realizing from its consequences. Therefore, it is too important to obtain abortion verdict. Basically, abortion in all steps of growth evolution from the conclusion of zygote to birth is a decisive prohibition in Islam. The present paper studies abortion and religious verdicts and its effects based on different motivations in the view of religion and law. Further, different forms of abortion and its punishment in Iranian criminal laws are clarified here. Finally, different forms of abortion and their reasons in the views of religion and law are discussed in the present study.

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