Death and Life in Argentina’s Purple Land

Posted August 18, 2018 7:26 pm by Carlos Caso-Rosendi

Death and Life in Argentina’s Purple Land

“I will call my book The Purple Land. For what more suitable name can one find for a country so stained with the blood of her children?” — William Henry Hudson
In the wee hours of August 9, 2018, the senators of Argentina rejected the legalization of abortion: 38 against, 31 in favor. Two senators declined to vote. From the beginning, the law contained several blatant legal contradictions. For example, the text received by the Senate affirmed that abortion “is a right” – in fact, an absolute and exclusive right of women – although the Constitution clearly recognizes that the life

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