Islam and Abortion

Yassar Abdullah Alamri

Abstract


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/43-1-5755

Islam's guidelines for jurisprudence and the prioritization of warding off harm over gaining a benefit are important in its position on abortion. In Islam, abortion is not permitted except in limited circumstances where its certain benefit to the mother outweighs the harm of ending the fetus's life or potential life.


Keywords


Abortion; Islam; Medical Ethics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5915/43-1-5755





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