Thousands across America are protesting as part of a new "Women's March" aimed at countering an unprecedented conservative offensive to restrict the termination of pregnancies.
The court's decision came days after its watershed ruling that penalising abortion is unconstitutional, a major victory for reproductive rights activists.
The bill was already approved by Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies and has the support of President Alberto Fernandez, meaning the Senate vote was its final hurdle.
Senators took the opportunity to publicly interview President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court and asked him several divisive topics, including investigating or prosecuting a sitting president.
Dozens of demonstrators in Buenos Aires dressed up as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" on Sunday to show their support for legalising abortion.
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