Pro-life campaigners expressed their horror at the news of the vote.
Roman Catholic Bishop Bernard Ginoux of Montauban tweeted that the new legislation meant future generations are âin great dangerâ.
Alliance Vita, a French pro-life group, expressed its concern that psycho-social distress is an âunverifiable criterionâ, suggesting this opens the door for women to have an abortion for any reason.
Currently around 220,000 legal abortions happen every year in France and campaigners fear the number will increase with the new amendments. ...