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Victory of life in Malta

Malta has had full legal protection for the unborn child, but has come under intense international pressure over the last year to remove these protections.

This resulted in the Maltese Government bringing forward a radical piece of legislation that would have seen Malta go from being the only country in Europe with full protection for the unborn child to having one of the most extreme abortion regimes in the world.

As the Maltese Labour Government have a majority in Parliament and it has been very rare that MPs have defied the Labour whip and voted against Government legislation, it looked like it was inevitable that the legislation would pass and become law.

But pro-lifers decided that this would not happen on their watch and mounted the biggest pro-life campaign in Maltese history, which resulted in a major victory.

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