May 29, 2007: The law is going to Mexico's Supreme Court. So far, 180 legal abortions have taken place in Mexico City.
May 9, 2007 Update: Pope would deny communion, not excommunicate Catholic politicians who support abortion rights.
April 29, 2007 Update: Unfortunately, the bill has become law but a group of Catholic attorneys is planning to take the law to court.
April 25, 2007 Update: Pro-life groups prepare to protest when abortions begin in Mexico City.
April 24, 2007 Update: Unfortunately, city lawmakers have voted to support abortion. The bill legalizes abortion within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. The vote was 46-19 with one absentee. Lord, have mercy!
April 6, 2007 Update: Mexico Catholic Bishop says that Lawmakers Who Back Abortion will be Excommunicated.
Original Post: This post will be dedicated to the issue of abortion in Mexico City. I will post updates as they become available.
The local legislature in Mexico City is attempting to legalize all abortions within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy and open the door to the dangerous RU 486 abortion drug. The Catholic Church is strongly opposing and working to defeat this proposal (LifeNews).
Saturday, March 24, 2007
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