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Poland: Amnesty International’s position on the proposal to further restrict access to abortion in Poland

, Index number: EUR 37/7713/2018

On 10 January 2018 in the late evening, the MPs of the lower chamber of Poland’s parliament supported the proposal of anti-choice organization to severely restrict access to legal abortions in Poland. 277 MPs voted for the draft law to be referred to the parliamentary Committee for Social Policy and Family Affairs. 134 MPs were against. If the draft gets the support of the Committee, it will go back to the plenary. After that it will proceed for the final vote in the Senate.

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