‘It was a wake-up call’: After Roe v. Wade, French lawmakers seek to enshrine abortion rights

By Maya Szaniecki and Claudia Colliva, CNN
Sat December 2, 2023

When the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022, French women were paying close attention. They watched with alarm as those across the Atlantic lost their long-standing right to abortion, seemingly overnight. What if France came next?

“It was a wake-up call for everyone,” French Senator Mélanie Vogel told CNN. “We don’t want to wake up like American women… with this right being taken from us,” she said.

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