The New Left, one of the parties making up an opposition coalition holding a majority in the newly-elected Polish parliament, has submitted a bill aiming to legalise abortion up to the 12th week of pregnancy.
MPs from The New Left party have said they will submit draft legislation to the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, on liberalising the abortion law as well as the decriminalisation of abortion.
Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland's ruling party, the conservative Law and Justice (PiS), has underlined what he sees as the right path for Poland at a party election congress in Końskie, central Poland, on Saturday.
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MPs from Poland's Left party have appealed to fellow opposition parties for a quick and clear declaration on the right to abortion.
Donald Tusk, Poland's opposition leader, has expressed indignation at the treatment of women in Poland following the tightening of abortion laws and called on all who oppose the current government to attend a march in Warsaw on October 1.
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