Title

Religion in the Abortion Discourse in Singapore: A Case Study of the Relevance of Religious Arguments in Law-making in Multi-Religious Democracies

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2011

Abstract

The article discusses the social issue on religion in the abortion discourse in Singapore. It mentions the relevance of religious arguments in law-making in multi-religious democracies. It notes that laws on abortion vary across different jurisdictions, like prohibiting abortion under all circumstances to freely allowing it without restriction as to reason.

Keywords

Abortion, Singapore, political doctrines

Discipline

Asian Studies | Family Law | Law and Society | Religion Law

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Journal of Law and Religion

Volume

16

Issue

2

First Page

505

Last Page

539

ISSN

0748-0814

Publisher

Hamline University School of Law

Additional URL

http://www.jstor.org/stable/41428256