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Poland’s Massive Anti-Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge

LVIV, Ukraine ? Last week, Poland’s ruling government, the Law and Justice party, or PiS, rejected a proposal to ban abortion, but not before black-clad Poles, who donned the color in symbolic mourning of the potential loss of their reproductive rights, took to the streets across the country in a revolt against its rightward surge. The peaceful protests culminated in a nationwide strike, with thousands of women from across 60 Polish cities estimated participating.
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