Activists threatened with prison. A thriving black market for pills, often fake and overpriced. Thousands of women traveling abroad for abortions. Poland's 29-year-old abortion ban offers a glimpse of the consequences when the procedure is out of reach.
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Poland Shows the Risks for Women When Abortion Is Banned
Poland’s abortion ban has had many unintended consequences. One is that doctors are sometimes afraid to remove fetuses or administer cancer treatment to save women’s lives.