The Federal government has no evidence that the prohibition of Information in the criminal law has an influence on the number of abortions. This is evident from the reply of the Ministry of justice to a Minor Interpellation of the FDP group. "The Federal government has no evidence for this", - stated multiple times in the answer text. The FDP members of Parliament and human rights, politician, Gyde Jensen had asked for the Numbers and studies that show whether or not the Criminal law section 219a helps to avoid abortions. In the answer of the Federal government, it is stated: "§ 219a of the criminal code (StGB) is part of a legislative Protection framework for the unborn life. For data collection on the relationship between the Existence of section 219a of the penal code and the frequency of abortion in the past no reason." Also to the question of whether there is evidence from abroad, which suggested that abortions come would be commercialized, if there is more open access to Information about the government. You would "neither Pay nor front pay material".
The Clause bears the ban on advertising for abortion in its title, prohibits that Physicians inform about your offer and methods. Literally, it says in paragraph 219a: "anyone Who publicly (...) own or third-party services to perform or promote abortion or the means, objects or procedures that are suitable for the termination of pregnancy, ( ... ), offers, announces, advertises, shall be punished with imprisonment up to two years or with a monetary penalty.“ He is in the public discussion, condemned for the end of 2017, the Giessen Doctor Kristina Hänel a monetary penalty to the 219a was. A year later, the next instance upheld the verdict. Hänel want to bring your case in front of the Federal constitutional court, at the same time a political debate on the clause began. In December, the SPD and the Union agreed that the paragraph, as from time to time Left, the Greens, the SPD and the FDP wanted to abolish, but to make the law clear, what kind of Information falls under his penalty.
The Small request of the FDP parliamentary group is not the first in the thing. 14. December of last year, had responded to the Federal government, the Greens, the information requested about the decline in the number of doctor's offices that perform non-prohibited abortions. Also, at the time, the answer, in this case the women and family Ministry was that it did not have the data. In both of these responses were referred to the relevant countries - the gap, however, even in the best case-like knowledge.More about
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The FDP-politician Gyde Jensen spoke of a new revelation, are of the Grand coalition. You have to Pay or she wanted to collect. "The feeling is policy, criminal law, without factual basis, to the detriment of those Concerned and want advice and medical care need," said Jensen of the daily mirror. You explain the paragraph, however, an essential part of a protection concept for unborn life, was cynical and negate "the comprehensive right to self-determination of women".daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy