Polish president changes stance on abortion rights amid widespread protests

“It cannot be that the law requires this kind of heroism from a woman,” Duda said in an interview.

Oct. 29, 2020
by The Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's President Andrzej Duda said Thursday that women themselves should have the right to abortion in case of congenitally damaged fetuses, apparently breaking ranks with a conservative leadership that pushed a ban that has led to mass street protests.

“It cannot be that the law requires this kind of heroism from a woman,” Duda said in an interview with radio RMF FM.

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