Pro-life group demands hospital fires a gynecologist

Záhumenský gave his expert statement on an abortion-related law proposed by SNS MPs, provoking two opposing petitions.

Gynaecologist Jozef Záhumenský sits in with Sme daily presenter Zuzana Hanzelová, on October 31, to talk about the Slovak National Party's measures to dissuade women from abortionGynaecologist Jozef Záhumenský sits in with Sme daily presenter Zuzana Hanzelová, on October 31, to talk about the Slovak National Party's measures to dissuade women from abortion (Source: Sme)

Two petitions concerning gynaecologist Jozef Záhumenský, which pursue completely different goals were launched in early November.

One, initiated by the Alliance for Family, is calling for his removal from a leading post at the gynaecology clinic of the Ružinov hospital due to his statements concerning a proposal drafted by the Slovak National Party (SNS) which, among other things, proposes to let women listen to the heartbeat of the foetus before they decide for the abortion.

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The other was launched as a reaction to the first petition, and calls for supporting Záhumenský.

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