Back in June, the Patheos Public Square featured articles and related media on the issue of Abortion. We have grouped these articles into this Topic page, for your convenience.
Much of the buzz around President Obama's nominee to replace David Souter has to do with abortion.
The Buddhist belief in rebirth introduces a new dimension to the abortion debate.
The fact that the FRC is audacious enough to suggest that blatantly antiabortion measures might now constitute the common ground is absurd.
In Proverbs 24, it states that we should rescue those who are unjustly sentenced to death. Don't stand back as they are led to the slaughter.
Catholic Perspectives on Abortion
The Catholic Church teaches an ethic of life with regard to abortion. What happens when we apply an ethic of compassion?
When the Catholic Church opposes abortion, it is not out of misogyny. It is because the powerless must be protected in law.
Evangelical Perspectives on Abortion
We should not stop what God has started. The pro-abortion position is not compatible with that view.
Not knowing exactly when life begins is no reason to end it.
Jewish Perspectives on Abortion
Responsibility, not Rights
By Rabbi Laura Geller
Because Judaism requires abortion in certain instances, any legislation that prevents abortion, is a violation of the free exercise of religion.
Somehow, Jewish law sees the fetus as intermediate between a full human being and a legal non-entity.
Progressive Christian Perspectives on Abortion
Under the guise of valuing life, the sacralization of procreation turns out to be a disvaluing of women's power over their own bodies and their unique procreative power.
From the first century until the early 1960s, all of Christendom spoke with a unified voice on the sanctity of human life, and especially the value God places on our most vulnerable.
Mormon Perspective on Abortion
According to a Gallup poll, for the first time ever, a majority of Americans are pro-life -- a position shared by the LDS Church.
Muslim Perspectives on Abortion
Islam's views on family planning are important for our planet since one out of every six people on this earth is a Muslim.
Several Quranic and prophetic principles support family planning in Islam.
Pagan Perspectives on Abortion
In the controversy over abortion, it is surprisingly easy to forget about pregnancy.
There is little room for choice in herd religions.