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Sunday, March 2, 2014

NPR Examines What's Behind the Push to Enact a Near-Total Abortion Ban in Spain

NPR - Parallels blog: Anti-Abortion Push Has Spain Debating Definition Of 'Progress,' by Lauren Frayer:

. . . The Spanish government is on its way to creating one of the toughest abortion laws in Europe — a near-total ban, except in cases of rape or grave risk to the mother's health. Serious birth defects will no longer be grounds for terminating a pregnancy.

In Europe, only the tiny island nation of Malta has a complete ban on abortion. . . .

Listen to the story here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2014/03/npr-examines-whats-behind-the-push-to-enact-a-near-total-abortion-ban-in-spain.html

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