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I Want To Keep Our Baby, Husband Prays For An Abortion

Short Answer: “Within very specific circumstances and under strict conditions, abortion is permitted. However, a husband cannot simply decide that his wife must get an abortion, nor is she obliged to obey him in this matter. For him to demand this, without a valid reason, is a grave sin for which he will be held …

Abortion for Mother’s Health Problems: Justified?

Abortion for Mother’s Health Problems: Justified?

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. In this fatwa: Generally speaking, abortion is haram unless there is certain danger on the mother’s health, which would be stated by reliable specialist physicians. …

Stories of Muslim Women Who Had Abortions

Zina Then Abortion: Will I Ever Be Forgiven?

In this counseling answer: What kind of a man, especially a Muslim, would leave someone he supposedly loves if she got pregnant? Please think about this “relationship” sister and re-evaluate what it is that you seek in a husband. Sister, Allah (swt) loves those who seek forgiveness. He loves to forgive. So, please continue to draw …

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Stories of Muslim Women Who Had Abortions

With regards to Muslim women, there is almost no detailed information regarding their experiences with abortion. The sole study available online that focuses specifically on Muslim women is found through the official journal of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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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 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 …

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, …



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