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Spain: Conservatives Tighten Abortion Availability for Teens

Spain's ruling conservative Popular Party has used its majority in Parliament to restrict abortion availability, making parental permission once again obligatory for 16- and 17-year-olds who are seeking abortions. The Senate vote late Wednesday was 145-89 with five abstentions. The government last September scrapped a much-criticized plan to roll back the Socialists' 2010 abortion law, which allows for abortion without restrictions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. It said at...

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