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In Response to a Senator


Hamaor was a scholarly publication that came out seven times a year. The Rebbe would often be magia a sicha to be published in this kovetz.

In the following publication, in response to the senator of Bronx N.Y at the time, the Rebbe unequivocal in his opinion that abortion would constitute רציחה and would be assur for a non-Jew as well:


 

The Halacha varies in context of levels of danger to the mother and stage of the pregnancy.

Therefore, it is imperative to consult a Rov in all cases, whether is seems to be a case where one should be maikel or machmir.