To kill or not to kill

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Pro-choice activists hold signs reading "We women from Mexico City already decide freely and voluntarily about our bodies and sexuality" during a protest in Mexico City.

Pro-choice activists hold signs reading "We women from Mexico City already decide freely and voluntarily about our bodies and sexuality" during a protest in Mexico City.

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A pro-choice activist, clad in a nun-outfit, holds a sign reading "Abortion yes; Pederasty no," while a baby figure depicting Mexico's President Felipe Calderon lies on the floor during a protest in Mexico City. Mexico's SC upheld a law that says that life begins at conception, signaling a victory for anti-abortion campaigners. Seven out of eleven ministers deemed the measure unconstitutional but eight votes were needed to overturn it.

A pro-choice activist, clad in a nun-outfit, holds a sign reading "Abortion yes; Pederasty no," while a baby figure depicting Mexico's President Felipe Calderon lies on the floor during a protest in Mexico City. Mexico's SC upheld a law that says that life begins at conception, signaling a victory for anti-abortion campaigners. Seven out of eleven ministers deemed the measure unconstitutional but eight votes were needed to overturn it.

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A pro-choice activist holds a sign reading "Legal abortion now in the entire country," during a protest in Mexico City.

A pro-choice activist holds a sign reading "Legal abortion now in the entire country," during a protest in Mexico City.

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An anti-abortion activist holds clay dolls in the shape of foetuses during a protest in Mexico City.

An anti-abortion activist holds clay dolls in the shape of foetuses during a protest in Mexico City.

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A child looks on during a demonstration against legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

A child looks on during a demonstration against legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

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An activist, wearing a mask that reads in Spanish "Your mouth is fundamental against fundamentalism," demonstrates in favor of legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

An activist, wearing a mask that reads in Spanish "Your mouth is fundamental against fundamentalism," demonstrates in favor of legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

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Activists demonstrate in favor of legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

Activists demonstrate in favor of legalizing abortion in Mexico City.

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An anti-abortion activist demonstrates during a protest against Mexico's Supreme Court in Mexico City.

An anti-abortion activist demonstrates during a protest against Mexico's Supreme Court in Mexico City.

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An anti-abortion activist demonstrates during a protest against Mexico's Supreme Court in Mexico City.

An anti-abortion activist demonstrates during a protest against Mexico's Supreme Court in Mexico City.

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