France Abortion

FILE- French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne delivers a speech in the National Assembly in Paris, France, July 6, 2022. Lawmakers in France's lower house of parliament began debating a proposal Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, to enshrine abortion rights in the country’s constitution, the first step in a lengthy and uncertain legislative battle prompted by the rollback of abortion rights in the United States.

PARIS (AP) — Lawmakers in France's lower house of parliament on Thursday adopted a bill to enshrine abortion rights in the country’s constitution, the first step in a lengthy and uncertain legislative battle prompted by the rollback of abortion rights in the United States.

The measure was approved with 337 lawmakers voting for and 32 against in the 557-member National Assembly.

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