German Family Minister wants to remove abortion from Criminal Code


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participate in a counter demonstration of 'March for Life' demonstration by the Bundesverband Lebensrecht (BVL) at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. The organisation 'Alliance for Sexual Self-Determination' calls for changing the abolition of criminal codes 218. Paragraph 218 criminalizes those who perform abortions. Photo EPA, Hayoung Jeon

German minister Lisa Paus, responsible for Family Affairs, wants to decriminalise abortion. This decision could have consequences for pro-life demonstrations.