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South Korea’s Abortion Reform A Model for Others

Expand Protesters celebrate after listening to the judgment during a rally demanding the abolition of the South Korea's abortion law outside the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 11, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/Lee Jin-man When a court in South Korea overturned the country’s restrictive abortion laws recently, it joined a global trend toward easing abortion laws. Other countries that are stubbornly clinging to the criminalization of abortion should follow suit.   In lifting the country’s six-decade-old abortion ban last week, South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled that…

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