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Argentina Lawmakers, Special Commission To Consider Legislation To Legalize Abortion In Some Cases

New York Times: Legal Abortion in Argentina? A Long Shot Is Suddenly Within Reach
“…[L]awmakers in Pope Francis’ homeland began considering legislation this past week that would allow women to have an abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. If backers of the measure succeed, Argentina would become the most populous country in Latin America to allow women to terminate pregnancies — a milestone in a region where strict abortion laws are the norm. … Hundreds of experts and witnesses are scheduled to appear before a special commission that will meet twice a week over the next two months to consider the bill…” (Politi, 4/14).

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