Poland takes steps to restrict abortion pill; but pro-life advocates want it completely banned

WARSAW, Poland, February 27, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Poland wants to make the so-called emergency contraception ellaOne available by prescription only, but the Right to Life Foundation criticized the Minister of Health for not completely banning the abortifacient drug. The Polish government under the Law and Justice party has begun drafting legislation to regulate hormonal contraceptives, which are

Poland and California Partner to Advance Stem Cell Research

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and the Medical University of Warsaw (MUW), a Polish state institution, entered a collaboration focused on stem cell research. The institutions are laying the groundwork for potential Polish-Californian research initiatives to advance stem cell therapies through collaborations among innovators in the field. CRIM and MUW said they believe

Polish government backs bill to regulate IVF treatment

WARSAW, March 10 (Reuters) – Poland’s government approved a draft bill to regulate in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment on Tuesday, in a move aimed at attracting voters ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections later this year. IVF has been performed in Poland for the last 25 years, but traditionally Roman Catholic Poland has so far not

Poland rejected the draft law on comprehensive sexuality education

Members of the Parliament voted against the bill introducing “Knowledge on human sexuality” as a compulsory subject in primary, middle and secondary schools. 368 MPs voted for rejection of the draft with only 63 opposite votes. The bill was submitted by the Vice-Deputy Speaker of the Sejm Wanda Nowicka and signed up to by the left-wing