Oklahoma Senate passes anti-abortion bill

13th April 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

Oklahoma’s new bill will create a near total ban on abortion, if implemented. Plus this summer the Supreme Court will rule on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and is unlikely to uphold abortion rights won under Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

Polish government acts to ban abortion despite overwhelming public opposition and protests

1st February 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Despite demonstrations of hundreds of thousands of people, Poland has now introduced an almost complete ban on abortion. The population is broadly pro-choice – 69% of Polish people support the Women’s Strike – an organisation that campaigns in defence of abortion rights. The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party have been intent on banning even the limited abortion rights Poland previously had.