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Amnesty International
When they would rather let you die than let you have an abortion

Have you ever wondered what a world without abortion might actually look like? Let me amend that: There will obviously never be a world without abortion. Have you ever wondered what a world without legal abortion would look like? If so, look no further than El Salvador, where abortion --all abortion --is not just banned but criminalized. On Thursday, Amnesty International released an extremely disturbing report, “On the Brink of Death: Violence Against Women and the Abortion Ban in El Salvador.” The influence of an inflexible Catholic Church and the country’s archaic attitudes towards women’s rights have combined to make El Salvador one of the most...