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Veracruz Becomes Latest Mexican State to Decriminalize Abortion Before 12 Weeks of Pregnancy

HeadlineJul 21, 2021
Image Credit: Feminist Conservatory of Cancun

The Mexican state of Veracruz voted to decriminalize abortion, joining just three other localities that also allow the procedure up to 12 weeks of pregnancy: Mexico City, Oaxaca and Hidalgo. Veracruz feminist collective Las Brujas del Mar celebrated the news, adding, “Let’s go after the 28 states that are left.”

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