A general prohibition of abortion from Qom, Iran

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from Iran, in:
Religious Authority: 
Hossein Vahid-Khorasani
Fatwa Question or Essay Title: 
A general prohibition of abortion from Qom, Iran

Abortion is impermissible of the parents or one of them are Muslims. Likewise, it is likely that abortion is impermissible when the parents are non-Muslims.

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سؤال ٣٣ ـ آيا سقط جنين جايز است؟ جواب) سقط جنين در صورتى كه پدر و مادر يا يكى از آنها مسلمان باشند جايز نيست و بنابر احتياط واجب از سقط جنينى كه پدر و مادرش هر دو غير مسلمان باشند بايد اجتناب نمود.