Birth and Death

Practical Responses

Christians AGAINST abortion might put their beliefs into action:

The Roman Catholic Church in Scotland project offers financial and practical help to women who choose not to have an abortion.  Christians from all over the world send money and resources.

SPUC – the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child   
Not a Christian organisation, but Christians might support it because it campaigns against abortion (in all cases except when the mother’s life is at risk), as well as euthanasia and embryo experimentation.  SPUC argues that:

SPUC raises funds; produces advertisements and school educational materials; organises protests; campaigns to change the law; writes letters to MPs; tries to discourage women from choosing abortion.

Many Christians support SPUC because they believe life is sacred.  Because of their faith, they might think it is not enough to express opinions about abortion without doing anything positive or practical.  They might join an organisation like SPUC because it is a way of putting their faith into action. The Bible teaches about the importance of defending the weak:

“Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”  Psalm 82:4 

Christians IN FAVOUR of a woman being able to choose to have an abortion might:

The All-Party Parliamentary Pro-Choice Group
Closely linked with the Pro-Choice Alliance, it campaigns for a woman’s right to have an abortion on demand up to the 14th week, and tries to change the law so abortions are easier to obtain.  They believe women should not have to explain their reasons, arguing that it is an invasion of her privacy, and assumes she cannot make sensible decisions by herself.  It is open to anyone.

Some Christians might support the PCA because:

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