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There is not one Islamic Interpretation on ethics of abortion, but belief in God’s mercy and compassion is a crucial part of any consideration

As a scholar of Islamic ethics, I’m often asked, “What does Islam say about abortion?” – a question that has become even more salient since the U.S. Supreme Court reversed 50 years of constitutional protection for the right to get an abortion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling on June 24, 2022.

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New Book Tells Story of Local Woman Married to a White Supremacist

In “Torn: Married to a White Supremacist,” Chris Eddy writes about how her husband moved their family from California to North Idaho and eventually became the spokesperson for Butler’s neo-Nazi church. She writes about how her Catholic faith kept her loyal to her husband, and how she was able to separate the man she loved from his beliefs, which she despised.

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What Research, and My Faith Says, About A Woman’s Right to Choose

There are so many perspectives on abortion right now, it can be difficult to navigate. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and my own church’s stance is generally politically ambivalent. My own perspective tends to take a more personal, nuanced approach, which, thankfully, my faith encourages us to take with prayer and study. I am also a health communication researcher working on a PhD at Washington State University.  

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