By Dave Andrusko Poland is a very pro-life country, which pro-abortionists were reminded of once again on Wednesday. Currently, abortions are legal only through the 12th and only in cases of rape or incest, “the pregnancy poses a health risk to the mother or the foetus is severely deformed,” AFP reported. On Wednesday, the Parliament …Continue reading "Polish Parliament rejects proposal to “liberalize” abortion laws"
By Dave Andrusko In an interview with the Gosc Niedzielny Catholic weekly, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo signaled her strong support for a draft law that would ban eugenic abortions. “I am sure that the bill will find great support in our parliamentary group, and of course I will vote for its adoption. I oppose …Continue reading "Polish Prime Minister supports ban on eugenic abortions"
By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Debate has begun in Poland over whether or not to ensure complete protection for unborn children from the violence of abortion as an overwhelming majority of lawmakers supported a citizen’s initiative to ban abortion with a sole exception to save the mother’s life. Members of the lower chamber of …Continue reading "Polish Lawmakers Support Measure to Ban Abortion"
The Polish Sejm [parliament] is set to debate two competing bills on the legality of abortion. A pro-life bill backed by the Catholic Church that would enact a total ban on abortion was presented to the parliament with over 400,000 signatures, while a pro-abortion bill that would permit abortion on demand for the first trimester …Continue reading "Poland: Parliament to Debate Abortion Legislation This Fall"
By Dave Andrusko The medical community in Poland is hailing it as nothing short of a miracle. “Baby Wojtus” was born two months after his mother was declared brain-dead and, according to the Daily Mail, was recently discharged from a hospital in the western Polish city of Wroclaw. The Daily Mail reports that Wojtus’s birth …Continue reading "Baby is born to mom 55 days after she is declared brain-dead"
Medical tests suggested baby had Down syndrome By Dave Andrusko A polish publication has reported that on March 7, a baby survived an abortion at 24 weeks but that doctors and medical staff at Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, left the child to die. According to the Global Dispatch, “The child cried and screaming …Continue reading "Polish baby survives 24-week abortion but left unattended, dies after crying and screaming for an hour"
By Michael Cook The director of a hospital in Warsaw has been dismissed because he refused to refer a woman for an abortion. The case has become a cause celebre in Poland, leading to protests from the Catholic clergy and internet petitions. Dr Bogdan Chazan was approached in April by a woman who wanted …Continue reading "Warsaw hospital head sacked for refusing to refer for abortion"
By Natalia Dueholm WARSAW, Poland — The most recent case in Poland’s abortion wars will test the country’s conscience. The case centers around Professor Bogdan Chazan, one of Poland’s top doctors and director of the Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw. Chazan came under fire last month when he refused to perform an abortion on …Continue reading "Polish conscience tested: the case of Professor Chazan"
By Natalia Dueholm The baby girl who survived an abortion died on Friday, February 28, 2014. She lived about three weeks, fighting problems due to her premature birth. She had Down’s syndrome, as well as heart and kidney problems. She was born in the Provincial Specialist Hospital. According to the Polish weekly “Wprost,” the …Continue reading "Polish baby girl who survived “failed” 22-week abortion dies three weeks later"