Friday, July 01, 2011

Poland's Pro-Life Heritage Points the Way for Europe

A massive groundswell of support for the initiative before Poland’s parliament to ban all abortions has arisen from diverse segments of Polish society.

Open letters from professional associations of, and individual doctors, lawyers and journalists directed to parliamentarians and the general public reveal the overwhelming support for the huge nation-wide grassroots initiative launched by Warsaw’s PRO Foundation. This is in addition to the enthusiastic support from the country’s influential Catholic Church, which has thrown its weight behind the measure...

“This project is a chance to finally reject the heritage of Nazism and Communism which brought ‘legal abortion’ to Poland in the first place,” Jacek Sapa of the PRO Foundation told LifeSiteNews. “It was Hitler and Stalin who imposed it on Poles and it’s high time we clearly disassociate ourselves from those deadly ideologies.”

Here's the rest of the story from Thaddeus Baklinski at LifeSiteNews.