Chile Might Change One of the Most Restrictive Abortion Laws, Ever
Chile Might Change One of the Most Restrictive Abortion Laws, Ever
By Samantha Leal | 05/28/2014 - 11:10

Chile might be reconsidering its stance in abortion.


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El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
El Salvador: Women Can Be Jailed for Miscarrying
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/21/2013 - 16:20

Latin America is known for having some of the harshest anti-abortion laws, but El Salvador's may be the toughest.

According to BBC News, women in El Salvador who suffer a miscarriage or experience a stillbirth are often accused of inducing an abortion, and can even be jailed for murder.


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Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 12:29

Texas will soon have a new abortion law to follow.

According to The New York Times, on Friday, the Texas Senate approved the abortion bill which was passed by the Texas House last week. With the Senate's passage, the bill can now be signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry.


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House Ignores Texans, Approves Dangerous Bill to Virtually Ban Abortion
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 10:16

More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.


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11-Year-Old Pregnant Girl in Chile Sparks Up Abortion Debate
11-Year-Old Pregnant Girl in Chile Sparks Up Abortion Debate
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/08/2013 - 14:50

Chile is known for being one of Latin America's most socially-conservative countries. So when the case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl arose, it set off a national debate about abortion.


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One Latina's Terrifying Experience with Latin America's Abortion Laws
My Terrifying Experience with Latin America's Abortion Laws
By Franziska Castillo | 06/03/2013 - 11:39

When the bleeding started, my first thought was—go to the doctor.

Six weeks pregnant, I was still recovering from the upheaval of moving to Mexico to care for my sick mother, while juggling a nine-year-old daughter and work.


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