MEPs call for abortion to be included in the Charter of Fundamental Rights is supported by the French presidency, but according to an EU law expert, this is “not going to happen” – and having an anti-abortion Parliamentary president is not the only obstacle.

......However, according to Bruno de Witte, professor of European Union law at Maastricht University, “this is not going to happen, and Macron knew this very well.”

Period28 Jan 2022

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  • EU law
  • European Commission
  • European strategy
  • German MEP
  • Macron’s announcement
  • Macron’s point
  • Union law
  • abortion
  • anti-abortion Parliamentary president
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