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After blocking the debate over the decriminalization of abortion throughout her two terms in office, former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is now set to vote in favor of the bill that was passed in the Lower House today. In …

After this morning’s historic vote in the Lower House approving abortion reform, all eyes will now be focused on Senate as the bill must now win over a majority of Senators in order to become law.

Campaigners will have …

During almost an entire day, the Lower House debated – and ultimately passed – the bill aimed at decriminalizing abortion. The large majority of the 257 national deputies used their right to deliver an address during the session and more …

Update: With 129 votes in favor and 125 against, the Lower House passed the bill decriminalizing abortion. It will now be sent to the Senate, where it will go through the same process as it did in its Lower Counterpart: …

The historic debate over the decriminalization of abortion has began. Since most deputies present intend to deliver addresses of their own, the session is expected to stretch out throughout the entire day.

You can follow the debate live here:

No matter the side of the abortion debate on which you stand, you have to admit that it sounds unlikely. A Catholic organization fighting for the decriminalization of abortion? Throughout the debate, Catholic values have been the cornerstone of the …

The historic voting regarding the decriminalization of abortion is just one day away, and as it rarely happens in Argentine legislative processes, the result is still completely uncertain. Since parties have allowed their deputies to vote in accordance with their …

The fate of the bill aimed at decriminalizing abortion will begin to be decided tomorrow, when the members of the four commissions in the Lower House that have been debating the issue for almost three months vote on whether to …

After almost two months and the statements of 700 people who spoke both in favor and against decriminalization of abortion, the first part of the debate is over. The deputy members of the four commissions involved in the debate – …

Clarín Journalist Pablo de León assures in an article published today that former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has changed her mind about decriminalizing abortion, and would vote in favor of it, should she have to. Although former Kirchnerite deputy …