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Honduras: the only Latin American country with a total ban on the morning-after pill

Under the argument that it was abortifacient, in April 2009, the National Congress sought to prohibit the promotion, use, sale, purchase, and any policy or program related to the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP).

At that time, the country had been allowing its legal distribution and use for nearly ten years.

Then President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales vetoed decree 54-2009 because he considered that its content violated the guarantees and freedoms declared in the Constitution of the . . .

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