Lawmakers in Mexican state of Veracruz approve constitutional amendment “defending life from the moment of conception until natural death”

By Dave Andrusko Back in June, on a 3-1 vote, the Supreme Court of Justice in Mexico rejected a proposal to overturn federal law that would have declared that it is unconstitutional to criminalize abortion and that women have the right to make their own decisions on abortion. Last week, less than two months later, …

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Mexico: Supreme Court Decides Against Legalizing Abortion

Editor’s note. This appeared at the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. The Supreme Court of Justice in Mexico decided 3 to 1 to reject a proposal to overturn federal law and declare that the criminalization of abortion is unconstitutional and that women have the right to make their own decisions on abortion. Currently abortion is …

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Permissive Abortion Laws Do Not Reduce Maternal Deaths

We at PRI have long argued that legalizing abortion does not reduce the number of women dying in childbirth. Now, out of Mexico, comes proof. By Carlos Polo and Moriah Bruno Editor’s note. This first appeared at the Population Research Institute (PRI). A recent study published in the British Medical Journal has found that laws …

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Ipas Promotes Illegal Abortion Network in Mexico

Editor’s note. This appeared at the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. Ipas is an ultra-aggressive international promoter of abortion. While promoting access to abortion as a “reproductive right” at the United Nations and advocating for the elimination of pro-life laws, Ipas [International Project Assistance Services] is also busy creating illegal abortion networks in Mexico. The …

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Abandoned in a sewer, baby rescued in dramatic fashion, expected to recover fully

By Dave Andrusko “Incredible” is a much over-used superlative, but what else could describe the rescue of a three-month-old baby from a sewer in Mexico City? Alicia Tejada Ramos, a local resident of the Toriello Guerra neighborhood of Mexico City, told the Mirror newspaper that she heard crying below the ground. “I ignored the sound …

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Turn-around victory: Mexican Supreme Court upholds state pro-life laws

By Matthew Hoffman Editor’s note. This appeared at lifesitenews.com. Apologies for missing this important victory until now. MEXICO CITY – The Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico yesterday [May 2] rejected two lawsuits filed by state municipalities seeking to overturn constitutional amendments in their states protecting the right to life from conception, offering a surprise …

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Mexico Supreme Court Upholds State Pro-Life Amendment

By Dave Andrusko By the narrowest of margins, Mexico’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld the right of a state to amend its constitution to declare that  life begins at conception.  Although seven of the eleven-member court voted to overturn the amendment,  eight votes are needed to overturn a law on grounds of unconstitutionality. In 2008 the …

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