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French lawmakers approve bill enshrining abortion rights in the constitution

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French lawmakers voted on Thursday to enshrine abortion rights in the constitution, with MPs on the left and centre saying the US Supreme Court's overturning of a landmark ruling in June showed the need for new steps.
French lawmakers approve bill enshrining abortion rights in the constitution
8 days ago·Paris, France

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French Lawmakers Approve Bill to Enshrine Abortion Rights in Constitution

The initiative was prompted by the US Supreme Court's explosive decision this year to overturn the nationwide right to termination procedures for Americans

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France takes 1st step to add abortion right to constitution

Lawmakers in France’s lower house of parliament have adopted a bill that would enshrine abortion rights in the country’s constitution

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