Poland’s President Duda Promises Veto on Liberal Abortion Aid Bill Amid Legislative Tensions

Warsaw, Poland — Polish President Andrzej Duda has declared his intention to veto proposed legislation that seeks to liberalize the nation’s strict abortion laws. The bill, advanced by the more progressive factions within Poland’s ruling coalition, aims to decriminalize any assistance given to women in obtaining abortions up to the twelfth week of pregnancy. Currently, under Polish law, individuals involved in facilitating abortions can face up to three years in prison. During a recent interview with the TVN broadcaster, Duda expressed a firm stance against the bill, stating, “No, because for me abortion is the … Read more

Federal Judge Grants Gaetz and Greene Permission to Proceed with Lawsuit Against California Cities, Rejects Blame on Liberal Groups

Riverside and Anaheim, two cities in California, are facing a lawsuit from the ultraconservative Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) over the cancellation of their political rallies. However, a federal judge allowed the suit to proceed against the cities but dismissed the legal action against liberal organizations that the lawmakers blamed for the cancellations. The judge criticized Gaetz and Greene for suing the groups, calling their allegations a “conspiracy theory” based on speculation. The lawsuit filed by Gaetz and Greene targeted both cities as well as organizations like the League of Women … Read more