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As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

Senate Votes No

On Thursday, August 9th, the Argentine Senate voted at around 2:45 a.m. to reject a bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina, with 31 votes in favor and 38 votes against. 

The Bill

The bill, which

It’s difficult for a Tweet to sum up the complexity of the world we live in nowadays. But the one below might just come as close to doing it as any other:

That’s right, as of 10:45 AM today, pro-choice …

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Plenty of us have vaguely traumatic childhood memories of being told to eat our greens or risk going to bed hungry (or maybe that’s just me). Our parents, doing everything in their power to get us to finish just a …

It was always going to be close, but now we finally have confirmation: yesterday Juan Carlos Romero, the Peronist Senator for Salta, finally confirmed that next Wednesday he would vote against the bill to legalize abortion . This means that …

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