Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 9, 2018 / 00:42 am
The new umbrella group Suma de Actores Sociales (United Social Actors) is calling citizens to stand up against efforts by president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to legalize abortion, euthanasia and marijuana.
SUMAS was launched November 6 in Mexico City and unites 700 organizations from throughout the country.
Speaking with ACI Prensa, CNA's Spanish-language sister agency, Juan Dabdoub Giacoman, president of the Mexican Council for the Family and a founding member of SUMAS, said the new group seeks "to join together the greatest number of associations possible who are willing to fight to defend life, the family and the freedom of Mexicans."
Dabdoub Giacoman denounced an "ideological onslaught" by the López Obrador's transition team and their members in Congress.