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Liechtenstein: voters reject abortion

Catholic World News - September 19, 2011

By a 52%-48% margin, voters in Liechtenstein have rejected a measure that would have legalized abortion during the first trimester.

80% of the principality’s 34,000 residents are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics.

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  • Posted by: caroleuhlarik4443 - Sep. 20, 2011 6:12 PM ET USA

    I'd like to pack my whole family up and move there right now...the Swiss German language can't be too difficult to learn, can it?

  • Posted by: garedawg - Sep. 19, 2011 9:38 PM ET USA

    Good for them. Is there any way that Liechtenstein could mount an invasion of Spain?

  • Posted by: rpp - Sep. 19, 2011 2:46 PM ET USA

    Wonderful. God bless those who voted this down and pray for those who supported it.

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