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An abortion can be carried out up to the 25th week of the pregnancy.
According to the 13th Century Saint, Thomas Aquinas, the male foetus becomes a human with a soul after how many days?
Roman Catholics agree a woman can have an abortion if she has been raped.
Two doctors are needed to give consent for an abortion. Which one of the options below would not be a reason to give consent?
To preserve the life of the mother.
To stop a pregnancy which has occurred due to rape.
Because it is the father's wish.
The Anglican Church is totally against abortion.
Since 1974 there has been an increase in abortions. By 2006 the increase was 63%.
Abortion has been legal in Britain since:
In the UK if a mother's life is in grave danger there is no time limit on when the abortion can be carried out.
In which book in the Bible does it state that God made man in his own image?