SANTIAGO, Nov 19 (LSN) – Leftist parties, spearheaded by the radical Humanist Party, have vowed to force Chile to abondon their protection for preborn children. Candidates of the Humanist Party for the December 11 congressional elections began the all-too-familiar propagandizing regarding “unsafe” and “back-alley” abortions taking place within the country. The aim of the campaign is to decriminalize the killing of babies in the womb.

Chile, a Roman Catholic country of about 13 million, has pro-life legislation protecting children in the womb from . The Communist Party and the Socialist Party also support thedecriminalization of abortion.