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Economy & Jobs 16-01-2014

EU Parliament urges Spain to scrap new abortion law

MEPs urged the Spanish government on Thursday to withdraw a new proposal that will restrict abortion rights in Spain. In a bid to gather conservative support and keeping an electoral promise by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish government backed a proposal for a tougher abortion law earlier in December. The new bill does not allow women to finish their pregnancy at an early stage, with the exception of rape cases or when the mother's health is at risk.