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Argentine Lawmakers Advance Bill to Decriminalize Abortions

HeadlineJun 15, 2018

Argentina’s lower house of Congress has approved a bill that would decriminalize abortions during the first 14 weeks of a pregnancy. News of the bill’s passage sent a cheer through hundreds of pro-choice demonstrators who rallied outside the National Congress building in Buenos Aires during Thursday’s vote. President Mauricio Macri has promised to sign the legislation if it’s passed by the Argentine Senate.

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