No, women in Germany are not in the starting blocks to finally be able to relax and enjoy an abortion. And no, the few doctors and clinics who perform abortions at all in compliance with the twelve-week period and the indication regulation are probably not feverishly calculating how much advertising they are getting on Instagram and in football stadiums for their budget. One could almost believe that in view of what Karin Prien (CDU) or Christina Trautner (CSU) say about
Status: 05/13/2022 4:33 p.m
The coalition agreement of the Ampel government envisages removing the advertising ban for abortions from the penal code. In a first debate in the Bundestag, the opposition voiced some severe criticism.
To remove the advertising ban for abortions is a legislative project from the coalition agreement. Federal Minister of Justice Marco Buschmann (FDP) wants women to be as informed as possible before they decide – including about the details of
Status: 04/20/2022 10:36 a.m
The draft law for the abolition of paragraph 219a – the advertising ban for abortions – has been submitted to the Federal Council for comment. The debate on this in the Bundestag is likely to be tough again.
At the beginning of March, the federal cabinet initiated the abolition of paragraph 219a – the advertising ban for abortions. The goal: Before the summer break, the regulation according to which doctors
As of: 01/17/2022 7:38 p.m
The planned repeal of paragraph 219a does not solve the medical care problem with abortions. But it is a start to stop making the subject taboo.
“We have to adapt the law of the present,” says the justice minister today. As a woman and as a mother, I say: that’s right, finally. You have to think about it again: In a society in which there is
Advertising ban for abortions: Away with §219a!
It is the first law that the new Justice Minister Marco Buschmann (FDP) wants to tackle, he has already commissioned the first steps: the deletion of §219a. What
Status: 11/27/2021 6:29 p.m.
If doctors publicly inform about abortions, this has so far been a criminal offense. The traffic light parties now want to abolish the corresponding paragraph 219a. But this does not solve the main problem.
Until now, it has often been difficult for anyone who accidentally becomes pregnant and wants to find out who can help them. Because so far, doctors have not been allowed to provide public information about an
Look at the criminal code
Is abortion still a criminal offense? The problem remains with paragraph 218
Doctors have so far not been allowed to advertise abortions – according to the coalition agreement, that should change. The doctor Kristina Hänel on her long fight against §219a – and what really helps women with the difficult decision.
Laura Hertreiter and Nele Pollatschek
Abortions are illegal in Germany, and it looks like it will stay that way for the time being. Nevertheless, the general practitioner Kristina Hänel celebrated when the topic was mentioned in the new coalition
Ban on advertising for abortions
“The Middle Ages are over”: Many Twitter users celebrate the deletion of paragraph 219a
The fact that the traffic light coalition wants to abolish the controversial advertising ban on abortion with paragraph 219a leads to much cheers on Twitter – but not everyone.
The prospective traffic light coalition