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Tumult and tears

Life | From an abortion revolt in Argentina to grieving at Willow Creek Community Church in Illinois, here’s a weekend Whirled news roundup
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/10/18, 04:22 pm

Southern exposure

Abortion activists in Argentina reacted violently to news that the country’s Senate voted to continue protections for unborn children in the Latin American nation.

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Argentine Senate chooses life, rejects abortion bill

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/09/18, 01:07 pm

The Argentine Senate on Thursday night rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion. Lawmakers debated for more than 15 hours and voted 38-31 against the measure that would have endangered the lives of unborn children during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. The decision could echo across Latin America, where the pro-life movement remains strong even as the influence of the Roman Catholic Church wanes.

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Argentina one step closer to legalizing abortion

Abortion | Pro-lifers praying the country’s Senate will nix bid to overturn protections for unborn babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/18/18, 02:43 pm

Pro-life advocates are prayerfully awaiting a decision from Argentina’s Senate on whether to keep the country’s legal protections for the unborn.

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