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Voices From Abortion Bill Protests
A proposal to ban abortions in Poland, even in cases of rape and when a woman’s life is in danger, sparked so-called Black Monday rallies in several European cities.
Anti-abortion Protests in Poland A legislative proposal would impose a complete ban on abortion in Poland. 6. SOUNDBITE (Polish) Ewa Kopacz, former Prime Minister- second: “As we know, the state helps (pregnant women) as much as it can. Usually, this assistance is not significant or insufficient. So today, deciding about women’s fate and trying to replace their conscience with a criminal code is inhumane, to say the least.” The ban would make abortions illegal, even in cases of rape or when women\u2019s life is at risk. 10. SOUNDBITE (Polish) Vox pop - no name given, protester - last: “Nobody wants laws that discriminate. We are part of Europe and this is a sufficient reason to be here (at the protest).” A nationwide strike in Poland sparkled solidarity protests in other European cities. 14. (SOUNDBITE) (Polish) 49-YEAR OLD PROTESTER GRAZYNA PLEBANEK, POLISH NATIONAL LIVING IN BRUSSELS, SAYING: we want our parliamentarians who voted a more restricted abortion law to be fully aware that the world is watching us, that this is a violation of civil rights, because women’s rights are human rights and women’s rights are civil rights. We want our parliamentarians to realise this.
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