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Sometimes Islam Says Yes to Abortion

Editor’s Note: In the first part of this series, the writer explained the meaning of abortion and highlighted the various attitudes towards it in many countries around the world . In this part, she explains the rulings related to abortion according to Islamic law Juristic Permission for Abortion What constitutes ‘legitimate reason’ for an abortion, whether in the …

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Does Islam Provide a Clear-Cut Answer on Abortion?

What is abortion? Medically, the term ‘abortion’ refers to the termination of a pregnancy before it is viable. However, as this is a broad definition that includes miscarriages (which is when the pregnancy ends spontaneously or due to natural causes), the more specific term and definition is ‘induced abortion’: the deliberate interruption of the pregnancy. …

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When to Resume Prayer after Abortion

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, Thank you for your question and the confidence you place in our service. We pray to Allah to enable us to …

What Is The Destiny of Unborn Fetuses

What Is The Destiny of An Unborn Fetus?

Salam Ali, Let me thank you for the question. It is known that children who have not reached the age of puberty are not yet required to fulfill any religious obligations. It follows that they are not subject to punishment or otherwise since they are not addressed with religious rulings in the first place. The same …

Abortion in Case of Rape

Abortion in Case of Rape: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister in Islam, thanks you for your question which reflects your care to have a clear view of the teachings of Islam. …

Young & Pregnant Out of Wedlock; Should I Abort?

Young & Pregnant Out of Wedlock; Should I Abort?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, This is a difficult situation you are in, therefore, it is understandable why you feel so confused about what to do. On the one hand, I am sure you are aware that abortion is not permissible in Islam. However, this pregnancy has come out of a haram relationship outside of marriage, …

Abortion for Fear of Negligence

Abortion for Fear of Negligence: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Sister, first of all, thank you for your question, which emanates from a thoughtful heart. May Allah Almighty help us all adhere to the …

Abortion Fills Me with Remorse

Abortion Fills Me with Remorse: How to Repent?

Wa`alykum As-Salamu Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.  In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.  Dear sister in Islam, thanks a lot for your showing interest in getting acquainted with the teachings of Islam. May Allah save us all from the …

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I'm Pregnant from Zina, and Refused to Abort the Child

As salamu alaykum dear sister, I am sorry to hear about the situation you are in. While I do not know your age, how many months you are pregnant or the financial circumstances, it is a hard decision nonetheless. All these would have been dependent upon my response however I will try to address …

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Cancer as a Case Against Abortion

Lost in the politics of women’s health and kept away from public debate, there has been medical evidence that abortion is a contributory factor in the increased incidences of breast cancer.



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