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Amnesty makes abortion decriminalization debate in Argentina a worldwide issue

Wednesday, August 8th 2018 - 06:20 UTC
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Amnesty International has taken out a provocative advert that will appear in 134 countries on the eve of the vote to decriminalize abortion in Argentina. An image of a coat-hanger, a stark symbol long-associated with unsafe and clandestine abortions, will highlight the deadly consequences of the current law, and remind Senators that they have the power to save many lives by voting to decriminalize abortion. Read full article


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  • Enrique Massot

    Good for Amnesty. The criminalization of abortion has not only caused uncounted suffering and death--it is also an excellent source of under-the-table revenue for doctors performing clandestine abortions for those who can pay cash. Some of the Bible-waving senators may in fact be protecting that business.

    Aug 08th, 2018 - 06:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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