Constitutionalization of abortion: an already “historic” vote in France
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“France has taken a first step towards the inclusion of the right to abortion in the country’s Constitution”, announce the Daily Beast, in the USA. In Belgium, The evening adds : “337 votes for, 32 votes against and 18 abstentions. A ‘historic’ vote, in the opinion of the French deputies supporting the text.”

The adoption Thursday, November 24 of a bill from La France insoumise (LFI) is a first step towards a world first. It is therefore up to the stakes that the events at the Palais Bourbon were observed by the international press.

Across the Atlantic, the press recalls that it was an American decision that created an electric shock in France last summer. In question, writes the New York Timesthe revocation of the Roe judgment vs. Wade, the foundation of American abortion rights, “which was seen by many in France as a wake-up call”.

A complex legislative procedure

In Italy, La Repubblica share the same idea, speaking of a “a strong signal at a time when, from the United States to Europe, the questioning of this right

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