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El Salvador Considers Proposal To Allow Abortion In Certain Cases

Humanosphere: El Salvador’s Congress considers relaxing controversial abortion law
Humanosphere journalist Lisa Nikolau discusses a proposal presented to El Salvador’s Congress that would allow abortion in cases of rape or high-risk pregnancy. Currently, El Salvador’s law bans all abortion. Nikolau notes, “The law has been hotly contested for years, but debate escalated after the rapid spread of the Zika virus in early 2016” (10/13).

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