Spanish bishops reaffirm that ‘abortion by pill is also a crime’


In response to a decision by the government to allow access to the morning-after pill without a prescription, the Spanish Bishops’ Conference issued a statement Thursday affirming that “abortion by pill is also a crime.”


The Conference has also decided to reissue four documents it produced on the issue of abortion between 1998 and 2001, in response to “the surprising measures that allow the sale of drugs with possible adverse side-effects and eventual negative consequences for the health of the women and girls who use them.”


The four documents can be found in Spanish at the bishops’ website:


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