We must raise $1,463 by March 31st to pay critical bills. Essential to continue our mission. Donate now!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Pro-life victory in Mexican Supreme Court

Catholic World News - October 07, 2011

By the slimmest of margins, the Mexican Supreme Court has ruled the two state amendments that protect human life from conception are constitutional.

Seventeen of Mexico’s 32 states have passed amendments protecting human life from the moment of conception. The two under consideration by the court were those passed by Baja California Norte and San Luis Potosí.

By a 7-4 margin, the court ruled that the personhood amendments were unconstitutional. Under Mexican law, a supermajority of eight votes was needed to strike down the amendments.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our March expenses ($1,463 to go):
$35,000.00 $33,536.96
4% 96%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Insights on the enigma that is Pope Francis 8 hours ago
Our Most Characteristic Vice? 8 hours ago
Recognizing the Noonday Devil 9 hours ago
Patricia Jannuzzi on gay activists: And the real problem is? 12 hours ago
Surrogate parenthood = exploitation of desperate women 14 hours ago

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope announces Jubilee: a Year of Mercy CWN - March 13