Catholic does not only disallow abortion, they take a step back further to disallow also the use of contraception. Protestant is widely divided into groups of no-no, yes-yes, and some in between of case by case permission.
In USA., the United States Supreme Court granted women the absolute right to abortion during the first six months of pregnancy and an unqualified right to abortion during the final three months as early as 1973. Suddenly, abortion ceases to be a crime and became a right. The number of legal abortion has increased drastically since.
Should women all have this equal right to choose abortion freely as their counterparts in
However, the issue is extremely complicated that no consensus can be derived from any respective disciplines of medicine, philosophy and theology. Ethical concerns such as the rightness or wrongness of abortion can draw no conclusion either. What shall we do?
The proper way in response to the Bible when the Bible is silence in a subject is to keep quiet. We should be obedient and accept the will of our Father if He seeks not to review Himself in a particular subject. Instead, we should simply seek His revelation in the subject in other appropriate part of the Bible.