“It was not considered murder but that doesnt mean it was socially acceptable.”
Even though it definitely was murder, it may not have been considered in that light years ago. It may have been a simple case of decent human beings being repulsed by such a ghoulish and inhuman procedure. People who can look at abortion and not want/need to vomit has something missing in their genetic makeup — or Satan indwelling them.
It was not considered murder in those days because child birth was such an iffy thing. But they still wanted it to be banned so they made abortion a crime in its own right.