Sweden abortion: Nurses fail in European court case
13 March 2020
Two nurses denied jobs as midwives in Sweden because of their refusal to perform abortions have lost their legal action against Sweden at the European Court of Human Rights.
Swedish-born Ellinor Grimmark and Linda Steen from Norway object to abortion because of their Christian faith.
Swedish law requires midwives to carry out abortions - and several Swedish courts ruled against the two women.