When do Catholic Christians believe that life begins?
Viability (24 weeks)
When the first heartbeat can be detected
What does Pro-Choice mean?
The woman has the right to decide if she should continue her pregnancy or not.
The woman's partner should have a say in whether she terminates the pregnancy.
The woman should not be allowed to choose to end her pregnancy
God give life and only God can choose when to end it.
Which religious group(s) may be pro-choice?
Catholics and Anglicans
Hindus and Catholics
Muslims and Hindus
Which situation(s) would the law allow a termination? (Tick the one with all correct responses)
There is a danger to the mental or physical health of the pregnant woman.
The foetus will be born with physical or mental disabilities.
There is a danger to the mental or physical health of the pregnant woman's existing children.
The woman is 12 weeks into her pregnancy
The foetus will be born with serious mental or physical disabilities.
The woman is 29 weeks into her pregnancy
The pregnant woman is too busy at work to raise a child
The pregnant woman's mental or physical health will be at risk if she continues the pregnancy.
Two doctors agree that the foetus is likely to be born with a mental or physical impairment.
The woman is 30 weeks into her pregnancy
What does Pro-Life mean?
The woman has the right to decide what happens with her life, including if she continues with her pregnancy.
Deliberate termination of a pregnancy is always unacceptable
If the foetus will be severely disabled, the pregnancy should be ended to stop it suffering
Which Christian teaching can be used by both pro-life and pro-choice groups?
"Do not kill" (from 10 Commandments)
"Life is sacred"
"Love your neighbour" (Jesus)
"God has planned every conception"
Which Hindu word means non-violence?
Which religious group(s) would allow a pregnancy to be terminated to save the life of the mother?
Catholic Christians, Protestant Christians and Hindus
Catholic Christians and Hindus
Hindus and Protestant Christians
If a child is temporarily cared for by somebody else with the intention of being reunited with the birth mother when she is able to care for it, this is called what?
What does quality of life mean?
Living without constant extreme pain, enjoying and experiencing life.
Life is sacred and given by God
Only God can decide when to begin and end life.
Having lots of money and an easy life.
What is adoption?
The child is cared for by another family but remains legally your child.
The pregnancy is terminated, the foetus is deliberately removed from the womb.
Somebody else becomes the child's legal parent(s).