Fatwa: # 15699
Category: Psychological and Social
Country: Canada
Date: 2nd October 2007

Title

Im 20 and had 2 abortions already

Question

hi iam a very young gurl im only 20 years old i've had 2 abortions already  and i regret them so very badly i wish i could try to change everything but i cant and i was wondering if i can be forgived and if im going to be punished in the here after

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

You did not state if you are married or not. If you not married, then you were guilty of two sins, fornication and abortion. If you are married, then too you are guilty of the sin of abortion. You state you regret committing these sins. If you are honest and sincere in your regret, then be rest assured that Allah is Most Forgiving and Most Merciful. He will forgive you on condition you make a firm intention never to commit such sins in the future. You should get in touch with pious people and benefit from them and work towards reformation and getting closer to Allah. Real peace and happiness lies in the closeness to Allah. He is pace and sends peace to those who make peace with him. 

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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