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French Parliament Votes to Extend Abortion Time Limit From 12 to 14 Weeks

ALAIN JOCARDFrench Prime Minister Jean Castex speaks at the French Senate in Paris on Feb. 23, the same day the abortion vote took place.

Abortion on demand was legalized in France up to 10 weeks in 1975. The time limit was extended to 12 weeks in 2001.