Demonstrators in favor of abortion rights (left) shout at an anti-abortion activist at a rally in Santiago, Chile, on March 21. Chile is one of the few countries that ban abortion in all circumstances. Lawmakers are working on a measure that would allow abortions in some cases. But many religious conservatives say the current law should remain.
A demonstrator waves a black flag on Monday as people in Warsaw take part in a nationwide strike and demonstration to protest against a legislative proposal for a total ban of abortion in Poland.
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L: Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally Aug. 31 in Phoenix. R: Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine speaks at a campaign event Aug. 1 in Richmond, Va.
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Dr. Bernard Rosenfeld, 74, has not been able to find a successor to lead his abortion practice in Houston. He says younger doctors don't want to deal with the politics and protesters.
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Luis Alberto de la Rosa says he sells lots of misoprostol, a drug used in abortions and in ulcer treatment, to women from Texas who come to his Miramar Pharmacy in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin walks on the floor of the Oklahoma House on Wednesday. On Friday, Fallin vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion.
Countries in Latin America have a range of laws regarding abortion, from completely prohibited to no restrictions. Above: Women in Brazil (at left) demonstrate for abortion rights; a woman at a march in Paraguay (at right) holds a poster reading "If Abortion is Not Wrong, Then Nothing Is Wrong."
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