Daily Archives: February 2, 2021


Thousands protest in Poland as abortion ban goes into effect

Three months after the Constitutional Tribunal’s October decision to expansively ban abortions, the Polish government brought the ruling—over 200 pages long—into legal force last Wednesday. The newly implemented policy permits abortions only in cases involving rape, incest or dangerous circumstances for the mother, excluding the majority of pregnancy terminations that occur because of fetal defects….