Abortion Debate: ‘Pro-Lifer’ Accused of Forcing Woman to Have Abortion; Deputy Flip-Flops Vote, is Expelled from Caucus

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 conscience, the outcome is not conditioned to the approval of one large caucus or another. Each vote counts, especially considering that, according to the live count made available by Economía Femini(s)ta, at the time this article is being written 119 deputies will vote against the bill, 114 in favor, and 23 have not yet confirmed their stance.

That’s why the usually broad-scoped spotlight has been divided and is now focusing on single deputies, something that has led to…

Original published: 2018-06-12 15:38:45 Read the full Buenos Aires News here


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