Many physicians in the country call themselves “conscientious objectors” and deny the procedures, often forcing women to travel long distances for one.
By Nicholas Casey
Sept. 21, 2021
ZARAGOZA, Spain — Dr. Mercedes Sobreviela, a gynecologist in this city in northeast Spain, believes it is a woman’s choice whether she has an abortion. She says the “right decision” for a woman is “always the one she wants.”
But as a physician in Spain, Dr. Sobreviela believes she has the right to choose as well, and she has chosen not to perform abortions.