3.5 Million Argentinians Flood The Streets To Rally For Life

Grace Carr – May 22, 2018

Millions of Argentinians marched in 117 different cities across the country Sunday to urge the nation to continue its protection of life.

The massive marches come on the heels of a proposal to legalize abortion up to 14 weeks in pregnancy, according to Crux. Seventy percent of Argentinians identify as Catholic, and they have not shied away from vocalizing their beliefs that abortion is wrong. “Protect them both,” the marchers chanted in Spanish on Sunday.

Abortion is not legal in Argentina except for in nine provinces where women can abort if continuing the pregnancy would threaten their life or if the pregnancy is the result of rape.