French MPs back bill easing access to abortion

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The proposed law will allow women to obtain an abortion at up to 12 weeks into a pregnacy, and removes requirement of being in distress.

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French MPs have approved a controversial abortion bill that will scrap a requirement that women prove they are in distress if they want to terminate a pregnancy on Tuesday, part of the Socialist government's package on gender equality, reports RFI.