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  • this is There were celebrations on the streets of Buenos Aires.

  • A Sergeant Enas government became one of the first major Latin American countries toe approve, legalizing abortion.

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  • It changes everything.

  • For millions of women, this is health.

  • This is public health.

  • This is not a question of morals.

  • It is not a question of ethics.

  • It is a question of health and therefore thousands of lives will be saved.

  • Theo Senate voted 38 to 29 with one abstention early Wednesday to allow it through to the 14th week of pregnancy.

  • The lower house had already approved it earlier this month.

  • Until now, Argentine law had allowed abortion only when there was a serious risk to the health of the mother or in cases of rape.

  • Pro choice groups argued that criminalizing abortion harms women from the most vulnerable groups.

  • Argentina's Health Ministry says more than 3000 women died from illegal abortions from 1983 to 2018.

  • The ruling could set the tone for a wider shift in conservative Latin America, where there are growing calls for greater reproductive rights for women.

  • Abortion is extremely rare in the region, where the Catholic Church has held cultural and political sway for centuries.

  • Previously, it was allowed on demand only in Cuba, neighboring Uruguay and parts of Mexico.

  • Pope Francis, who is himself from Argentina, has condemned the decision.

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Argentina Senate votes to legalize abortion

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/31
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