Argentina Senate rejects measure to legalize abortion

Anti-abortion rights activists celebrate lawmakers voted against a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Argentine senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion after an impassioned debate ran into the early hours of Thursday, pushing back against a groundswell of support from a surging abortion rights movement. The Senate voted 38 to 31 against the proposed measure, which would have legalized a woman’s right to seek an abortion into the […]

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