The debate about the decriminalization of abortion has become a controversial issue in Colombian society, among citizens and organizations in general.
Ultimately, the Constitutional Court decided to decriminalize abortion in Colombia until the 24th week of pregnancy, after a 5-4 vote following a lawsuit brought by the Just Cause movement.
After this decision, one of the celebrities who expressed her opinion on the matter was the former queen and model Taliana Vargas, who is exactly six months pregnant.
Taliana Vargas and abortion in Colombia: what she had to say about the topic and why it was a trend
Actress, presenter, and Vice-Miss Universe in 2008 Your personal Instagram accountwho has more than 3.1 million followers, to launch a post.
“Columbia, this is 24 weeks pregnant. Six months with a baby inside me. From week (not month but week) 5 you can hear the baby’s heart. A six month old baby can be born and live. I can’t imagine the moral and psychological damage to mother from ending her baby’s life at the twenty-fourth week.”
Along with a video clip showing some of her pregnancy moments, the mother of two concluded: “Let’s not let the fight for women’s rights overshadow our thinking or our humanity.”
This post caused her trend on Twitter after mixed reviews arose about her opinion. Critics questioned her noting that she speaks from a privileged position and does not take into account other situations. Among those voices was Amaranta Hank’s voice.
Taliana Vargas uploads videos of her pregnancy and protests against abortion. No Taliana. Women who died due to secret procedures were not born with your comforts. “Not the same crying from not having nappies and milk, not the same crying from going to the States to buy clothes for them every summer,” Hank said on his account.
However, Vargas found support among those who agreed with the position against the decriminalization of abortion, which he advocated.
“They live on promoting respect among women and the freedom to think, decide and do what each one wants, and they play Taliana Vargas Specifically to express his opinion on abortionReassure the user.
These are two of the discussion threads that have been introduced on Twitter on this topic, which is still part of the discussion in Colombia.
Taliana Vargas uploads videos of her pregnancy and protests against abortion. La Taliana, the women who died due to secret procedures were not born with your comforts. Crying for not having enough nappies and milk is different than going to the US to buy clothes for them every summer.
– Amaranta Hank (@AmarantaHankTw) February 22 2022
They live to spread respect among women and the freedom to think, decide and do what each one wants, and specifically shoot Taliana Vargas for her opinion on abortion 🤦🏽♂️😒 pic.twitter.com/zltdk1Voby
– Andres Gomez (@andressgomezl) February 22 2022
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