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Thousands in Poland join biggest protest so far against abortion ruling

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Thousands of protesters from across Poland joined a demonstration in Warsaw on Friday against a top court ruling last week that amounted to a near-total ban on abortion in the predominantly Catholic nation. After the ruling goes into effect, women will only be able to terminate a pregnancy legally in the case of rape, incest or a threat to their health.

Defying strict rules that restrict gatherings to five people during the coronavirus pandemic, demonstrators walked through central Warsaw streets carrying black umbrellas, a symbol of abortion rights protests in Poland, and banners that read “You won’t have to walk alone” or “God is a woman”.

It was set to be the biggest protest yet since a court ruling on Oct. 22 outlawed abortions due to foetal defects - ending the most common of the few legal grounds left for abortion in Poland and setting the country further apart from the European mainstream.

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MiQuenDroid

No vagina, no notice to give.

All I ever wanted was love...

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BUtterfield 8

This is truly the year of social unrest worldwide 

either that or because of corona these issues are getting more press 

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