The Bible teaches that all human life is created in God’s image and so is intrinsically valuable from conception. At The Christian Institute we therefore seek to defend the sanctity of life.
Abortion – destroying life somewhere between conception and birth – is wrong. The Bible states that the deliberate taking of an innocent human life breaks the sixth commandment: “You shall not murder”.
In total, there have now been almost 9 million abortions in Great Britain since the 1967 Act was passed.1
- 1Between 1968 (when the Abortion Act came into force) and 2016, there were 8,232,563 abortions carried out in England and Wales (Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2016, June 2017, Table 1) and 495,934 abortions carried out in Scotland up until 2016 (Termination of Pregnancy Statistics – Year ending December 2016, ISD Scotland, May 2017, Table 6).