Argentine Lawmakers To Introduce New Legislation To Legalize Abortion After Similar Measure Failed To Pass Senate Last Year
Associated Press: Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina
“Argentine activists launched a renewed effort Tuesday seeking to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year. Lawmakers said they would introduce a bill that would legalize abortion for pregnancies up to 14 weeks. A similar measure last year passed the lower house of Congress but was defeated in the Senate under heavy opposition by religious groups…” (Henao, 5/28).