The local Congress of Veracruz approved with 25 votes in favor, in general, and in particular, the decriminalization of abortion up to the twelfth week of gestation:
“Based on the result of the vote, the opinion is declared approved in general and in particular; issue the corresponding decree and turn to the Executive ”.
With this, it becomes the fourth state of the republic to approve this reform
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Therefore, in Veracruz abortion is legal for five reasons:
- When it is the product of a violation
- When it’s reckless
- When there is danger of death
- When the product has malformations
- When you were conceived by non-consensual artificial insemination.
With this reform to the Penal Code of Veracruz, the right to sexual and reproductive health is guaranteed for Veracruz women.