Poland’s Lawmakers Open Debate on Divisive Anti-Abortion Law

Poland's lawmakers have opened a divisive debate on changing the restrictive anti-abortion law in this predominantly Catholic nation. Parliament on Thursday discussed a draft supported by the conservative government that calls for a total ban on abortions, and another by the opposition seeking to allow abortions through the 12th week of pregnancy. The house is dominated by the ruling party whose members declare attachment to the Catholic Church and support calls for a total ban. Observers s...