Simone Veil, Ex-Minister Who Wrote France’s Abortion Law, Dies at 89

An Auschwitz survivor, Mrs. Veil was a vocal advocate for women’s rights who served as health minister and later as president of the European Parliament.

from NYT > World https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/30/world/europe/simone-veil-dead.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
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