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Hinduism - BBC
This comprehensive site has information about Hinduism - concepts, deities, ethics, history, holy days, rites and rituals, texts and worship.
Under the heading of ethics it covers, abortion, capital punishment, animal ethics, euthanasia and suicide, war, contraception and organ donation.
Hinduism and Abortion
Irish to pass bill on abortion
The Irish cabinet has reached an agreement on a controversial bill on abortion, which for the first time will allow limited legal termination, as part of legislative changes promised after Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died following a miscarriage last year.
Religion and Politics - Irish ban on abortion
Savita’s case is doubly tragic because a person of one faith from another country was forcibly subjected to the religious prejudices of another faith in another country and allowed to suffer to death. This raises complex issues of religious morality, medical ethics, and international law, which call for deep introspection.