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In most European countries, women are legally allowed to have an abortion if they wish, with Malta being the only EU country with a total ban on the procedure.
In Poland, however, the Constitutional Court rolled back women’s right to abortion in 2020, ruling that women can only have an abortion in cases of rape, incest or mortal danger.
The abortion debate was thrust back into the spotlight this week after a report US Supreme Court planned to topple the landmark Roe v. calf Decision legalizing abortion nationwide in 1973, according to a first draft majority opinion written by Judge Samuel Alito and obtained by POLITICO.
Here is a breakdown of abortion rights – and attitudes towards them – in Europe and around the world:
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https://www.politico.eu/article/abortion-chart-world-map-europe-law-illegal-roe-v-wade-legislation/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Abortion Laws in Europe in 4 Charts – POLITICO