As such the rules on access to abortion remain, for the moment, unchanged. Poland’s mass protests for abortion rights: ‘This is war’ A proposal to ban most terminations has triggered the largest rallies post-communism Poland has witnessed. The Polish government has delayed implementing the … By Masha Gesse n. November 17, 2020. Protests against the ruling by Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion in Glasgow, Scotland. Within Poland, women are now only legally allowed abortions when a pregnancy endangers a woman’s health or life, or if it results from rape or another illegal act. This meant abortion … Poland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe. Nationwide protests Poland’s right-wing government is delaying the publication and implementation of a high court ruling that tightens the abortion law and that has triggered almost two weeks of nationwide protests. Women’s rights activists and thousands of supporters are holding a fifth day of protests across Poland after a top court tightened the predominantly Catholic nation’s already strict abortion law The government’s conservative social policies, closely tied to the Catholic Church, have met with a … Poland protests continue over abortion ruling, police violence Court rules Texas, Louisiana can cut Planned Parenthood funding Abortions resume in South Dakota after a 7-month halt For now, the protests seem to have worked: the ruling still has not been published in the Journal of Laws, Poland’s most important publication of legal acts, and the deadline for doing so was 2 November. Save this story for later. The protest in Warsaw was the culmination of nine days of nationwide protests since a court ruling on October 22 deemed abortion due to fetal defects to be unconstitutional. In the largest demonstrations in Poland since the fall of communism in 1989, tens of thousands of people marched to protest a high-court ruling in October that imposed a near-total ban on abortion. In Poland, Protests Over Abortion Ban Could Revolutionize Politics. The Abortion Protests in Poland Are Starting to Feel Like a Revolution.