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Campaign underway in Argentina to establish penalties for abortifacients

.- An Argentinean congressman has introduced a bill that would establish penalties for the production and distribution of abortifacients—medicines whose purpose is to produce a chemical abortion during the first days of pregnancy. The bill seeks penalties for “those who manufacture, distribute, commercialize, prescribe, and sell, drugs that cause an abortion or prevent implantation, as well as those who cooperate in these actions.”

The bill aims to resolve a legal contradiction between local and provincial norms that legalize so-called “emergency contraceptives,” which prevents the implantation of a newly-conceived human person, and the Argentinean Constitution, which defends life from the moment of conception.


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