French evangelicals welcome the motion. “It constitutes an urgent first step in the face of an inescapable challenge for our society”.
The new text of the draft law changes the term “right” for “freedom to terminate the pregnancy”. To be finally adopted, the law must be voted in a referendum.
The upper house rejects the text for a third time: "It will not strengthen the effectiveness of the right to abortion".
Lucio Malan was asked to explain his opposition to same-sex marriage and quoted the Old Testament. He is a member of the Protestant Waldesian Church but disagrees with its liberal approach to sexual morality.
“This battle is not over. It is just beginning”, pro-abortion parliamentarians say. Two new resolutions will be brought to vote in November.
The Senate ratified the law in a close vote. “Argentina has moved back centuries of respect for the supreme right to life”, evangelicals say.
After two years of intense social debate, the draft law is ready to be passed by the Senate. Two evangelical organisations warn against the “temptation of creating and augmented humanity”.
“Every individual has the fundamental right to choose to have an abortion”, the Reproductive Health Act says. Pro-life groups denounce it is “an extreme Bill”.
Romania’s senators voted to change the country’s constitution so that it defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. The national referendum will be held in October.
If the impeachment is backed, President Mugabe could be removed by Wednesday. The Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe calls to pray “to discern the next direction for us as a nation”.
The Romanian Parliament has approved an initiative, supported by three million people, to constitutionally define family as based on marriage between a man and a woman.