10-4-1007

"Yes" to legalize abortion in Portugal!!

 

referndum portugal

On 10th of April Portugal's president ratified a law allowing women to obtain abortions until the 10th week of pregnancy.
The abortion law will come into force when the government publishes it in official records, probably next month.

Finally two and half year after the women on waves ship visited Portugal, the national referendum on abortion took place sunday 11-2-2007.
Finally abortion will be legal in Portugal.
Finaly Portuguese women will not need to suffer anymore as a result of the restictive abortion laws.

Approximately 60% of the Portuguese want to give women the right to an abortion up to the 10th week of pregnancy.
Turnout of the referendum was about 40% but the Socialist government has said it will act on the result.

more information in portuguese please visit
www.medicospelaescolha.pt/