Bavaria forced to lift abortion restrictions

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 07 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1272
  1. Sandra Goldbeck-Wood
  1. BMJ

    The government of the Catholic state of Bavaria will be forced to comply with the German national line on abortion in future, according to a controversial ruling of the federal constitutional court last week.

    In response to a petition brought by five Bavarian doctors, including Drs Friedrich Stapf and Andreas Freudemann, who together carry out more than …

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