BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP)
Hundreds of individuals carrying Argentinean flags marched on Monday in entrance of the Congress in Buenos Aires to showcase their rejection of an abortion invoice because of be debated on Tuesday Dec. 29,2020.
The controversial proposal that would legalize abortions within the first 14 weeks of being pregnant has sparked heated debate in current months within the South American nation.
The Catholic Church is strongly against this invoice.
“This law goes against common sense, against natural law, against reason,” stated Fabián Barrera, a Priest who helps the anti-abortion motion.
Latin America has among the world’s most restrictive abortion legal guidelines.
Currently, many ladies who’ve an abortion in Argentina, in addition to individuals who help them with the process, can face prosecution.
Exemptions are solely thought-about in instances of rape or if the being pregnant poses a threat to the mom’s well being.
According to Argentine authorities information, every year about 38,000 ladies are hospitalized for these procedures.