Argentina pro-Life Lobbies Ready for Major Battle in Congress over Abortion Bill

When Alberto Fernández became president last year, he promised to introduce a bill. It was about to be introduced in March when lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic put it on hold.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Catholic Church, some lawmakers, and the pro-life lobbies are ready for a major battle when the current Argentine government is expected to send a bill to legalize abortion. This follows statements from President Alberto Fernandez pledging support for the "green scarves" movement, who strongly support the initiative that the long-delayed bill will be taken up for consideration soon.

Martín Zeballos Ayerza, who represents pro-life organizations in Argentina’s Senate, said that the Catholic bishops of the country issued a statement this past week in response to rumors regarding the abortion bill . . .

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