Christian Democrats support controversial move to expand abortion rights in Sweden


Northern Europe

A clinic escort accompanies a woman into an abortion clinic. The escorts have been appointed to ensure that women have free access to aboriton are not hindered by pro-life activists who try to change their mind on terminating their pregnancy. Photo AFP, Angela Weiss

Sweden’s government is looking to enshrine abortion into its consitution. Surprisingly, the Christian Democrats in the country are in favour of this move.