On Wednesday afternoon, AJ+ produced a brief video explainer about a Monday decision by Chile’s Constitutional Court to remove parts of Chile’s absolute ban on abortion.

As NPR reported on Tuesday:

“The bill passed by lawmakers earlier this month —after a years-long campaign by President Michelle Bachelet— added three exceptions to a law that for nearly three decades outlawed abortion in all cases. By a narrow margin, lawmakers rendered abortion legal when the pregnancy results from rape, when the pregnancy endangers the mother’s life and when the fetus is unviable.”

Yet even though the bill still faced constitutional challenges from opponents, the court decided 6-4 that it was constitutional.

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