Argentina’s lower house pass bill to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Argentine lawmakers has backed a bill legalizing abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, a historic step for Pope Francis’ Catholic homeland, although the measure must still pass through the Senate.

Thousands of abortion rights activists cheered and hugged outside Congress on Thursday, as the lower house Chamber of Deputies passed the bill by 129 votes to 125.

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Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family—source

Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family—source

A man who excused himself during a meal with his family and then drove his sport utility vehicle at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law, had been suffering from severe mental illness, a pastor close to the family said Monday.

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