Chile’s Supreme Court to Rule on Abortion Bill Next Monday

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Chile's Supreme Court to Rule on Abortion Bill Next Monday

Published 18 August 2017

Chile's Constitutional Court has decided to postpone unitl Monday its final judgement on the constitutionality of a bill decriminalizing abortion in exceptional cases.

Women's rights groups say they are concerned about the delay.

The ten judges of the court were expected to give their final ruling on Friday on whether the legislation violates the Constitution, as conservative opposition parties claim.

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