SE: Abortion register splits Alliance parties

A proposal to include the identities of women in a national abortion register has divided the governing Alliance coalition parties.

The Christian Democrats are positive to the register which would record the identity of the women involved. The Moderates, Centre party and Liberal party are however opposed to the move on integrity grounds, according to the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.

Anders Milton, commissioned by the government to investigate the issue and who presented his report in June, wants the proposed register to include the personal identification numbers (personnummer) of women who have undergone an abortion.

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