Argentina's Decrease House Votes to Alleviate Abortion Laws

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The charge will require consent from the Senate, where the vote is also expected to be tight.


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Argentine law makers on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to legalize elective abortions after having a heated and polarized debate more than a proposal which could produce the united states the first major Latin American state to ease strict anti-abortion laws.

After having a marathon session which lasted over 2-2 hours, also the Chamber of Deputies voted 129 versus a hundred twenty five in favor of legislation to allow abortions throughout the first 14 months of pregnancy.

“This really is really just a significant day for those girls. “Girls are going to struggle for equality, so whatever it costs. ”

The charge will require consent from the Senate, where the vote will be also expected to be tight. President

Mauricio Macri

claims he opposes abortion, but wouldn’t even veto the legislation if authorized in Congress.

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