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    The Bell of the Unborn: A Call to Conscience Amidst Poland’s Abortion Debate

    Outside the Polish Parliament, the Unborn Bell stands tall, a symbol of a resounding initiative in defence of conceived life. Erected by Ordo Iuris near Wiejska Street, this massive bell serves as a literal call to conscience, urging lawmakers to consider the sanctity of life.

    Whenever abortion is advocated for from the parliamentary podium, the plenary hall resounds with the Unborn Bell’s toll. This initiative, aimed at confronting the ongoing debate over abortion laws, challenges lawmakers to prioritize life.

    Proposed Changes in Poland’s Abortion Laws: Overview of Legislative Projects

    The Sejm, Poland’s lower house of Parliament, is set to discuss four projects aimed at liberalizing abortion regulations. Led by the Left, two of these projects partially decriminalize abortion and extend its accessibility. Additionally, the Civic Coalition proposes healthcare services for terminating a pregnancy during the first 12 weeks.

    The Fourth project, presented by the Third Way coalition, seeks to amend the Family Planning Act and Protection of the Human Fetus, reversing the Constitutional Tribunal’s 2020 ruling. This amendment allows for abortion in cases of severe and irreversible fetal defects or incurable diseases threatening life.

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