French court jails anti-abortion doctorBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7033.726a (Published 23 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:726
- Claudia Court
For the first time in France, a doctor has been sent to jail for participating in an antiabortion demonstration and interrupting work in a hospital. But, as France marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of family planning, pro-life activists continue to challenge the law authorising voluntary abortions.
Dr Xavier Dor, who is president of an anti-abortion association, …