The United Nations (UN) monitoring committees of the international human rights treaties have repeatedly voiced their concern about the denial of access to legal abortion in Peru in cases of rape and incest. In 2012, they recommended to modify the general prohibition on abortion in such a way that it allows therapeutic abortion and abortion in cases in which the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest, and provides free medical services to the victims of rape.
In the wake of recent shooting rampages, calls have increased for legislation to ban high-capacity gun magazines, which allow dozens of bullets to be loaded at a time. In contrast with the 2008 Republican platform, the 2012 document stakes a position on access to ammunition. 2b1af7f3a8