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Abortion is now legal in Oaxaca

By Mark A. Bonta / October 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Abortion is now legal in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s most conservative and least-developed states, has expanded abortion rights, following a vote in state congress. Previously, only liberal and comparatively wealthy Mexico City had allowed abortion. Women in Oaxaca will now be able to get legal abortions through the 12th week of pregnancy. Illegal abortions are the third-leading cause of death […]

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