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Argentina mulls bill that would legalize abortion

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" take part in a demonstration in favour of legalizing abortion in Buenos Aires, August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" take part in a demonstration in favour of legalizing abortion in Buenos Aires, August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" take part in a demonstration in favour of legalizing abortion in Buenos Aires, August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Nuns and anti-abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Nuns and anti-abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Nuns and anti-abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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A man stands as candles light a makeshift shrine for women who died from complications after having had abortions, outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

A man stands as candles light a makeshift shrine for women who died from complications after having had abortions, outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

A man stands as candles light a makeshift shrine for women who died from complications after having had abortions, outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Senator and former Argentine President Carlos Menem shares a moment with his daughter Zulema Menem as lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Senator and former Argentine President Carlos Menem shares a moment with his daughter Zulema Menem as lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Senator and former Argentine President Carlos Menem shares a moment with his daughter Zulema Menem as lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Lawmakers meet to debate and vote on a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion-rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Dalma Maradona, daughter of former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Dalma Maradona, daughter of former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Dalma Maradona, daughter of former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona, attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A pregnant woman is seen during an anti-abortion protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A pregnant woman is seen during an anti-abortion protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A pregnant woman is seen during an anti-abortion protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Green ribbons, which symbolize the abortion rights movement, are seen inside a subway train in Buenos Aires, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Green ribbons, which symbolize the abortion rights movement, are seen inside a subway train in Buenos Aires, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Green ribbons, which symbolize the abortion rights movement, are seen inside a subway train in Buenos Aires, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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A woman with the Argentine national flag stands beside a huge baby dummy during an anti-abortion demonstration outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A woman with the Argentine national flag stands beside a huge baby dummy during an anti-abortion demonstration outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A woman with the Argentine national flag stands beside a huge baby dummy during an anti-abortion demonstration outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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A child holds up a banner that reads in Spanish "Let's save two lives" during a demonstration at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A child holds up a banner that reads in Spanish "Let's save two lives" during a demonstration at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A child holds up a banner that reads in Spanish "Let's save two lives" during a demonstration at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Demonstrators attend a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Demonstrators attend a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Demonstrators attend a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Anti-abortion demonstrators shout slogans during a protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion demonstrators shout slogans during a protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Anti-abortion demonstrators shout slogans during a protest outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Women shout slogans during a demonstration in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Women shout slogans during a demonstration in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Women shout slogans during a demonstration in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Lawmakers debate an abortion bill at the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Lawmakers debate an abortion bill at the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

Lawmakers debate an abortion bill at the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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A demonstrator attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A demonstrator attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

A demonstrator attends a protest in favor of legalizing abortion outside the Congress while lawmakers debate an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta
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Pro-abortion demonstrators take part in a protest in front of National Congress while an abortion bill is debated in Buenos Aires, April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Pro-abortion demonstrators take part in a protest in front of National Congress while an abortion bill is debated in Buenos Aires, April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Pro-abortion demonstrators take part in a protest in front of National Congress while an abortion bill is debated in Buenos Aires, April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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