By Eva Vergara,
22 August 2017
Chile's President, Michelle Bachelet (Photo credit: Flickr)
Chile’s Constitutional Court on Monday upheld a measure that would end the country’s absolute ban on abortions. The court’s 6-4 vote accepted the constitutionality of a measure to legalize abortions when a woman’s life is in danger, when a fetus is not viable and in cases of rape. President Michelle Bachelet has said she will sign the measure that passed Congress this month. It will end Chile’s stance as the last country in South America to ban abortion in all cases.
Read the full article here: The Seattle Times
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