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Firing of Polish Doctor Over Abortion Refusal Sparks Outcry

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Firing of Polish Doctor Over Abortion Refusal Sparks Outcry

The removal one of Poland's top doctors as director of Holy Family hospital in Warsaw for refusing to perform an abortion has drawn widespread criticism, with many stating the act violated legal grounds.

“The official council in his institution has not found any miscarrying of procedures or breaking of the rules within the hospital,” Catholic advocacy group member Professor Bogna Obidzinska told CNA July 23... "His decision not to commit the abortion was perfectly within the law, and he had the right, according to the Freedom of Conscience Act,” to refuse. Visit this article from CNA to read more.


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