October 06, 2016

Poland MPs Are ‘Scared Of All The Women’

The thousands of women who went on strike across Poland this week were an intimidating force. Following their massive protests against a proposal to completely ban abortion in Poland, the committee that reviews proposed legislation recommended that parliament reject the bill. The conservative ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) had to throw out the legislation they proposed just two weeks ago. Celebrating the PiS party’s humiliation, former Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz told reporters the PiS had “backtracked because it was scared by all the women who hit the streets in protest.” Parliament now must decide between throwing out the legislation altogether, or referring it back to committee who already rejected the idea.

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