Orthodox poskim allow abortion
Rabbi Moshe Tzuriel, a former mashgiah ruhani (spiritual mentor) at the Sha'alabim hesder yeshiva, argues,
"It is incorrect to state unequivocally and authoritatively that the ban [on abortion] is absolute," and that in a case of a disagreement among poskim, it is appropriate in this case to follow those with a permissive approach."
"Most poskim [halakhic arbiters] in our generation have permitted the aborting of a fetus, even when there is no danger to the mother."
"the late head of the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva, Rabbi Shaul Yisraeli - who permitted abortion due to the great anguish that may lie ahead for the parents "who will see the fruit of their womb suffering and living a life that is not a life";
Oh my goodness, what about the "culture of life?" and life being an absolute good, no matter how difficult? and "difficulties in life are a test from God to see how you'll respond?"