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Government rules out referendum on abortion reform

The government says it will not consider holding a referendum, following the Senate’s rejection of a bill to legalise the procedure up until the 14th week of pregnancy.

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The ones in favour and against the decriminalistion of elective abortion.
The ones in favour and against the decriminalistion of elective abortion. Foto:NA/ ARCELO CAPECE

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