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Unformatted text preview: human until the moment of birth, making them pro-abortion. The Christian belief was very controversial to Roman belief as Christians felt that any type of abortion was murder in advance, agreeing with Hippocrates. It was not until centuries after all these beliefs that the English introduced their idea of quickening: the belief that a fetus is presumed living once the mother feels the movement of the baby. This idea of quickening was adopted by the US and is the law today....
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