… decided to refer to the Constitutional Court on the same day that the bill arrived on his desk for signing into law

… 13 issues on which Rebelo de Sousa has requested a constitutional review

… involves the right to life and the freedom to limit it

… the concept of intolerable suffering,” is subjective

… “definitive injury” which may not even mean terminal”

… “legislators have created a situation of legal insecurity”

… “now has 25 days to issue its judgment

… may result in three possible scenarios

… can always veto the law (based on his political judgment), which however may be overridden by Parliament by obtaining simple majority vote. Pray for us”



                Presidente da República