An interview with theologian Dana Dillon about a consistent life ethic
All monotheistic religions consider life sacred. The Quran affirms, “And do not kill the soul which Allah has forbidden to be killed except in the course of justice” [al-An‘âm (6): 151]. And scripture says about the Prophet Jeremiah, “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you” (Jer 1:5). Yet how can we live and promote this faith message of the sacredness of human life amid a secular society that believes otherwise? How can we build a world where abortion becomes unnecessary?
In 2014 Guttmacher Institute anonymously surveyed 1,209 post-abortive women from nine clinics across the U.S., and 957 provided their main reason:
Three people share their approach