Information reaching our news desk, has it that history was made yesterday, Wednesday, December 30, 2020, in Argentina as the Senate approved a bill to legalize abortion in the country.

What many see as a sin in their country has been accepted in Argentina, as they are full of joy after their Senate approved a bill to approve abortion in a historic vote seen as a significant victory for abortion rights advocates in the Catholic-majority country.

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The Senate voted 38-29 to give millions of women access to legal terminations under a new law supported by President Alberto Fernández.

The margin was expected to be much smaller. Massive crowds of abortion rights activists and anti-abortion campaigners gathered outside the Palace of the Argentine National Congress to await the results, which came in the early hours of the morning after an overnight debate.

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Supporters of the bill greeted the news with loud cheers and, in some cases, tears of joy.

See how Citizens of Argentina celebrated the news below:



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