In France, it is illegal to attempt to disuade anyone from getting an abortion. It is also illegal to demonstrate against abortion, to give information about alternatives to abortion, and to espouse the belief that abortion is immoral. Pro-life expressions could result in a fine of 30,000 euros and two years in jail.
So says Denise Burke, who makes the point that those who once claimed to be “pro-choice” are now “pro-coercion” in seeking to silence and criminalize advocates for life. [Read more…]