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Women in Poland gather at churches to protest new restrictive abortion law

Added 10-25-20 09:18:02am EST - “In the fourth straight day of protests, activists held up banners during Masses in some churches, according to Polish media and posts on social media.” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Women in Poland gather at churches to protest new restrictive abortion law”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WARSAW, Poland — Women’s rights activists in Poland staged protests during Sunday church services in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation against a tightening of the nation’s already restrictive abortion law.

In the fourth straight day of protests, activists held up banners during Masses in some churches, according to Polish media and posts on social media.

A young woman in one Warsaw church stood near the altar with a sign that said “Let’s pray for the right to abortion.”

The actions on Sunday follow a ruling on Thursday by Poland’s constitutional court that declared that aborting fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional. Poland already had one of Europe’s most restrictive abortion laws, and the ruling will result in a near-complete ban on abortion.

Women’s Strike, the organizer of the protests, argues that forcing women to give birth to badly deformed fetuses will result in unnecessary physical and mental suffering.

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