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Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

HeadlineSep 07, 2023

In more news from Mexico, the nation’s Supreme Court has decriminalized abortion, ruling bans on the procedure are a violation of women’s rights. Abortion is still considered unlawful in two-thirds of Mexican states, but people in those states can now receive abortions at federal medical facilities, and states will be barred from penalizing those patients and providers. It’s part of a wave of abortion rights victories across Latin America. Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Guyana have also moved to either legalize or decriminalize abortion.

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