Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

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Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

Reuters Staff
January 13, 2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - Hundreds of Poles gathered in front of the parliament building in Warsaw on Saturday evening to protest against proposals for tight restrictions on abortion debated by lawmakers this week.

On Wednesday the lower house decided to take up work on a bill that would ban abortions in the case of irreversible damage to the foetus, removing the main legal recourse Polish women have to obtain a termination.

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