This approval is intended to guarantee adequate and equal access to the right to voluntary termination of pregnancy by law, thus amending the 1958 Constitution.
The proposal comes from the radical left-wing party La France Insoumise (LFI). Deputy Mathilde Panot, the rapporteur of the text, welcomed the approval by the Lower House. To speed up the process, the Deputy asked the government to present its own bill, which would avoid a referendum.
"The question of access to abortion, the question of its protection, is not a whim, it is not a political gain, it is not a question of a political group (...) This text becomes the document that must be able to triumph," said Aurore Bergé, leader of the socioliberal political party Renaissance, led by President Emmanuel Macron after the vote.
�� Victoire !
La proposition de loi que je porte visant à constitutionnaliser le droit à l’#IVG est adoptée par une large majorité.