'This is not over': Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion
Uruguay and Cuba are only Latin American countries that have broadly legalized the procedure
Posted: Aug 09, 2018
Argentine senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion after an impassioned debate ran into the early hours of Thursday, pushing back against a groundswell of support from a surging abortion rights movement.
The Senate voted 38-31 against the proposed measure, which would have legalized a woman's right to seek an abortion into the 14th week of pregnancy. The bill had narrowly passed in the lower house in July.