France: the right to abortion enshrined in the Constitution

The French National Assembly adopted, this Thursday, by a large majority, the proposed constitutional law aimed at guaranteeing this right.


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Lhe law guarantees the effectiveness and equal access to the right to voluntary termination of pregnancy. A short phrase that guarantees, in the long term, access to abortion. The French National Assembly adopted, this Thursday, by a large majority, the proposed constitutional law “aiming to guarantee the right to voluntary termination of pregnancy”: 337 votes for, 32 votes against and 18 abstentions. A “historic” vote in the opinion of French deputies supporting the text.




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