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Poland Backs Down on Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest

Polish women are already in a difficult position if they’re seeking an abortion. Abortions are outlawed, with exceptions made for cases of incest, rape, badly damaged fetuses and situations where the mother’s life is at risk. Women are forced to travel to neighboring countries or attempt to buy the pills online. The situation is so difficult that Dutch abortion rights activists built drones to deliver the pills to the country by air.
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