Pro abortion activists in front of the Uruguayan congress in Montevideo
Uruguay Senate to Present Revised Abortion Law
By Samantha Leal | 10/17/2012 - 10:23

Senators in Uruguay will be preparing to present a revised law legalizing abortion, reports Fox News Latino. The measure had already been passed by the Senate once before, but due to Uruguay's lower house making changes, they will now have to vote on the bill again. 

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Anti-Abortion Protest in Argentina
Court Blocks Abortion for Rape Victim in Argentina
By Samantha Leal | 10/10/2012 - 09:17

A court order announced on Tuesday stopped a rape victim from having an abortion in Argentina, and has ignited controversy in a country where it is legal to have an abortion in the case of rape. 

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Abortion Protest in Uruguay in September 2012
Uruguay to Legalize Abortion
By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 18:00

Uruguay's Congress is seemingly ready to legalize abortion, and in doing so will become only the second nation to pass the measure in the region, after Cuba, reports Fox News Latino.

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California Billboard Claims: "The most dangerous place for a Latino is in the womb.”
By Fox News Latino | 06/09/2011 - 10:54

A conservative Latino organization plans to place jumbo billboards around California by Friday with a message that targets abortions: “The most dangerous place for a Latino is in the womb.”

“There’s no other place in the United States where over 200,000 Latinos die in a year,” said Alfonso Aguilar, executive director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, which is sponsoring the billboard campaign.

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Pregnant 10 Year Old Reignites Abortion Debate in Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 04/21/2010 - 16:00

How exactly does a ten-year-old even become pregnant? That's the same question we were grappling with, and your worst assumptions about how this happened are unfortunately true. A little girl was raped by her stepfather (subsequently charged and in custody) and is now almost four months pregnant in Mexico.

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Nicaragua Total Abortion Ban Challenged by Cancer Patient
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/24/2010 - 09:00

Nicaragua’s total abortion ban is being challenged by a cancer patient who wants to terminate her pregnancy so that she can receive treatment. Doctors at the state hospital in Leon (55 miles west of Managua) have refused to give her medical care because it would harm the 10-week-old fetus. The local paper La Prensa then published the patient’s sister’s request bringing the case to the public’s attention.

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Dominican Republic Approves Constitutional Amendment to Outlaw Abortion
By Mariela Rosario | 04/28/2009 - 12:15

Dominican lawmakers voted recently to approve a constitutional amendment that would effectively end legal abortion in the country. Assembly members approved the new Executive Branch article, which states that, “The right to the life is inviolable from conception until death.”

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Another Brazilian Minor Raped By Family Member, Found to be 4 Months Pregnant
By Dorkys Ramos | 03/26/2009 - 15:50

Looks like the abortion issue will continue to stir controversy among Brazilians. In yet another disturbing case of sexual abuse, a teenage girl has been impregnated by her father. But this time the 13-year-old girl has asked the courts to allow her to carry her four-month-old unborn child to term.

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Excommunicated Doctor Hailed As Hero at Women's Health Conference
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 17:45

Brazilian Minister of Health Jose Gomes Temporao called on those in attendance at a national convention on women's health he hosted to acknowledge the "brilliant" work of the team of doctors who helped a 9-year-old girl abort twins. The doctor received a standing ovation.

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Vatican Excommunicates Mother and Doctors of 9-Year-old Rape Victim
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2009 - 18:55

We were all pretty shocked to hear the story about the 9-year-old Brazilian girl, who, after years of being raped by her stepfather, wound up pregnant with his twins. Adding insult to injury, the Catholic Church has decided to excommunicate the little girl's mother and the doctors who performed the abortion, "God’s law is above any human law," said regional archbishop, José Cardoso Sobrinho.

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