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

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Arguing that abortion endangers the wellness of women of all ages even though violating

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Arguing that abortion endangers the wellness of women of all ages even though violating the legal rights of the fetus, attorney Natalia Bernal Cano filed suit with this country’s highest courtroom trying to find a total ban on the course of action.

The Constitutional Court took her scenario. But in a twist, the justices may perhaps rule as early as Monday to make abortion—currently permitted only in cases of fetal abnormality, rape or if the mother’s wellness or psychological perfectly-staying are in danger—legal in all circumstances. If the courtroom does so, this country of almost fifty…