Thou shall not slay thus child by causing abortion…

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“Thou shall not slay thy child by causing abortion, nor kill that which is begotten; for ‘everything that is shaped, and has received a soul from God, if it be slain, shall be avenged, as being unjustly destroyed.'”

Apostolic Constitutions, Didache Book VII, Section 1, 3:15