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Countries: Latin America and the Caribbean

Puerto Rico Governor Vetos Common-Sense Restrictions on Abortion



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WB-Puerto-Rico.mp3 While most states in the U.S. have at least some restrictions on abortion, in Puerto Rico legal restrictions on abortion are practically non-existent. A pro-life bill passed by the Puerto Rico Legislative Assembly earlier this month would have helped change that. Although the pro-life bill passed both houses of the commonwealth legislature with overwhelming majorities, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has vowed to veto it. The bill, entitled the “Law for the Protection of …

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PRI Review – March 8, 2019



Too Many Kids? Body Parts Scam Exposed Northern Ireland Abortion Case   Segment One Are We Running Out of People? Everyone knows that the world is overpopulated, or soon will be. But what if everyone is wrong? Steven W. Mosher Ask anyone if the world is overpopulated, and you know what they will say. The idea that we humans are breeding ourselves to death—and taking the planet with us–is in the air that we breathe. …

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Baby Body Parts Traffickers to be Deported to Ecuador



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/WB-Body-Part-sellers-deported.mp3 The brothers Roberto and William Isaías were arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Service on February 13th. The spokesman for ICE, Nestor Yglesias, indicated that the brothers were “illegally present” in the United States. They will be deported to Ecuador, where they are wanted for various crimes. But the Isaias family also has a criminal record in the State of California. They are linked to a scandal of selling human organs and tissues, …

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Mexican Congress Introduces Bill to Legalize Abortion On Demand



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/WB-Mexico.mp3 Lawmakers in Mexico’s Congress have introduced a bill which seeks to legalize abortion on demand up to 12 weeks gestation, and later in cases of health of the mother and when the unborn child suffers from a severe disability. A bill to legalize abortion up to 12 weeks was introduced on October 23rd in the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Mexico’s Congress. The bill has been referred to the Commission of Justice …

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Ecuadorian Legislature Debates Legalizing Abortion in Cases of Rape and Fetal Disability



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/WB-Ecuador-010919.mp3 The national legislature in the South American country of Ecuador has opened debate on whether to legalize abortion in cases of rape, fetal disability and three other cases. The Ecuadorian National Assembly, Ecuador’s unicameral legislature, began reviewing a set of recommendations from the “Commission of Justice and Structure of the State” to revise the country’s penal code last Thursday. Among the recommendations offered by the Commission was a proposal to legalize “abortion in cases …

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PRI Review (v28, n5) September/October



Victory in Argentina! 1 U.S. Needs More People 2 40 Reasons 4 Next Steps for “Protect Life” 6 HV: Roots of the Revolution 8 Abortion Exposed in Uruguay 9 PRI in the News 11 From the Countries 12

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Puerto Rico Senate Introduces Sweeping Bill to Ban Abortion after 20 Weeks



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WP-Puerto-Rico-PS-950-092818.mp3 The Puerto Rico Senate has introduced a bill that would go a long way towards protecting Life in the Commonwealth. The bill (PS 950) would introduce a wide array of pro-life laws to Puerto Rico including a ban on abortion after 20 weeks, a ban on sex-selective and eugenic abortion, and would require informed consent for women seeking abortion and parental consent for abortions performed on minors. Called the “Law for the Protection of …

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Victory in Argentina: How We Defeated the International Abortion Lobby and Protected the Right to Life



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/WB_Argentina.mp3 On August 9, 2018, pro-lifers in Argentina won a great victory, not just for Argentinians, but for the entire world. That country’s Senate voted down a bill to legalize abortion. It was a close run. The bill had already passed the Argentinian lower house, called the Chamber of Deputies, and seemed unstoppable. Just two months ago, it did not seem possible to stop the bill in the Senate. But over the last few weeks …

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