Where Is Abortion Illegal? Brazil Decriminalizes Early-Pregnancy Terminations Amid Zika Virus Debate

Anti-abortion sentiment may be starting to shift in Latin America. Brazil’s Supreme Court this week decriminalized early-term abortions, overturning prison sentences for five ex-employees of a Rio de Janeiro abortion clinic on the grounds that terminating pregnancies within the trimester should not be considered a crime, according to teleSUR. The country previously prohibited abortion except in