STOP PRESS: President Ernest Bai Koroma refuses to sign the abortion bill passed by Parliament in December

STOP PRESS: President Ernest Bai Koroma refuses to sign the abortion bill passed by Parliament in December 6-7 January 2015 This decision followed a meeting with  the Inter Religious Council, which has been opposed to the new law. Anti-abortion lobbying against the law from various quarters seems to have been strong, including from a US Congressman. Koroma said the bill would be sent back to the parliament for reconsideration. According to the  Sierra Leone Telegraph … Continued

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