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French lawmakers want the right to abortion as stated in the Constitution

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Paris (AP) — A group of parliamentarians from France's President Emmanuel Macron's party proposes a bill to imprint the right to abort in the national constitution, according to a statement by two parliamentarians on Saturday. ..

The move came after the US Supreme Court overturned the 50-year-old ruling and stripped women of their constitutional protection against abortion.

The right to abortion in France is already stated in the 1975 law on the voluntary termination of pregnancy within the legal framework that made abortion non-criminal.

The Constitution will consolidate the right to abortion for future generations, said Marie Pierre Rixain, a member of parliament and a member of the Republic's mobile party.

"What happened elsewhere shouldn't happen in France," Rixain said.

The bill contains a statement that "it is impossible to deprive people of the right to have a voluntary abortion," according to a statement released by two members of France's most powerful parliament. included. Of Congress.

Aurore Bergé, leader of Parliament's Macron Party group, said the US Supreme Court's decision to revoke the right to abortion was "catastrophic for women around the world."

Macron solidarity with U.S. women following a Supreme Court decision to overturn a groundbreaking ruling nearly half a century ago that could lead to an abortion ban in about half of the U.S. I have stated.

Macron stated that women's freedom was undermined by decisions. "Abortion is a fundamental right for all women. The President of France wrote in a Twitter post late Friday.