In the wide range of contemporary moral debtae the abortion question occupies a central place. To the majority of people today the termination of an unwanted pregnancy is regarded as a woman's unquestionable right. But can this right ever take precedence over the unborn child's right to life? In this booklet, Peter Barnes argues for the Bibical teaching that the unborn baby is made in God's image and so protected by the sixth commandment. He exhorts us to open our mouth for the dumb (Proverbs 31.8).