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French lawmakers approve bill enshrining abortion in the constitution

November 25, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: In a 337-32 vote, France’s National Assembly (lower house) has approved a constitutional amendment that states that “the law guarantees the effectiveness and equal access to the right to voluntarily end a pregnancy.” The measure now faces a vote in the Senate.

Abortion has been legal in France since 1974.

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