Poland aborts freedom

  • 2016-04-20
  • Maciej Kisilowski
BUDAPEST - If Americans think that Donald Trump’s call to jail women who have abortions can’t ever become law, they should consider the case of Poland. A draconian new bill, introduced by radical pro-life groups and officially supported by the leadership of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, would send women to prison for up to five years for “prenatal murder.” Since last fall, when the right-wing PiS took power, the country’s democratic backsliding has caused increasing alarm, both at home and abroad. Perhaps the most worrying move by t...
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