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Abortion

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is abortion permissible if the life of the mother is at stake or if health professionals have noticed that the unborn child has abnormal deformities? What is the shariah ruling on abortion or the conditions that will permit one to have abortion in Islam?

Bismillaah

A: Abortion is another name for murder. How can it be right for a mother to kill her child irrespective of the circumstance.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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