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Colombia Weighs Legalizing Abortion, a First for Big Latin American Countries

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Arguing that abortion endangers the well being of women when violating the rights of the fetus, law firm Natalia Bernal Cano filed suit with this country’s highest courtroom in search of a full ban on the technique.

The Constitutional Court docket took her circumstance. But in a twist, the justices might rule as early as Monday to make abortion—currently permitted only in conditions of fetal abnormality, rape or if the mother’s well being or mental very well-currently being are in danger—legal in all situations. If the courtroom does so, this country of virtually 50…