Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion in Historic Shift

MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously dominated that producing abortion a crime was unconstitutional, paving the…

MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously dominated that producing abortion a crime was unconstitutional, paving the way for much better obtain to lawful abortions in the state with the world’s second-biggest Roman Catholic population.

In a 10- vote, Mexico’s justices struck down several provisions of regulation in the northern states of Sinaloa and Coahuila. The regulation in Coahuila, which shares a border with Texas, termed for one to three years in prison for any person who terminates a being pregnant or helps in the treatment. The regulation in Sinaloa outlined everyday living as starting at conception.