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In contrast to US, Mexico's Supreme Court asserts its own right over state government


A Mexican Supreme Court decision to end the federal ban on abortion extended a regional trend of increasing access to the procedure, but left in place a patchwork of varying state restrictions. The high court on Wednesday threw out all federal criminal penalties for abortion, in a ruling that will require the federal public health service to offer the procedure to anyone who requests it. For more, FRANCE 24's Rochelle FERGUSON BOUYAHI is joined by Dr William Booth, Lecturer in Latin American History at the United College London's (UCL) Institute of the Americas.

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