Liechtenstein: voters reject abortion
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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- Liechtenstein votes against legalising abortion (AFP)
- Prince of Liechtenstein would veto measure to allow legal abortion (CWN, 9/8)
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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.