Colombia Decriminalizes Abortion

The decision by the Constitutional Court comes in the wake of similar moves in Mexico and Argentina

Feb. 21, 2022
New York Times

The ruling opens the door for abortion to become widely accessible in the country.

Having an abortion is no longer a crime under Colombian law, the country’s top court on constitutional matters ruled on Monday, in a decision that paves the way for the procedure to become widely available across this historically conservative, Catholic country.