Swedish anti-abortion midwife sues officials in job claim
26 January 2017
A Swedish midwife who refuses to carry out abortions is appealing to a labour tribunal after being turned down for jobs at local clinics three times.
Ellinor Grimmark objects to abortions because of her Christian beliefs. It is seen as a test case, partly because a big US Christian group is backing her.
The US Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a partner of her legal team - Scandinavian Human Rights Lawyers.
In 2015 a district court rejected her discrimination complaint.
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Source, BBC.com: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38756567