Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Mexico City Lawmakers Pass Abortion Bill

This is going to be a real battle between the Catholic Church and pro abortion advocates. Mexico can now enter the ranks of western countries. Sad:

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico City lawmakers voted to legalize abortion Tuesday, a decision likely to influence policies and health practices across Mexico and other parts of heavily Roman Catholic Latin America.

The proposal, approved 46-19, with one abstention, will take effect with the expected signing by the city's leftist mayor. Abortion opponents have already vowed to appeal the law to the Supreme Court, a move likely to extend the bitter and emotional debate in this predominantly Catholic nation. Read More.

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