The proposed law would have allowed abortion on demand up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Adam Glapiński received the backing of the ruling party but the opposition has questioned whether he is legally entitled to another term.
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The resolution was passed almost unanimously, with 456 votes in favour and only one against.
The bill is seen to be aimed in particular at American-owned broadcaster TVN.
Polish ruling party’s human rights nominee offers to let opposition pick his deputies to break deadlock
Ahead of a Senate vote on his candidacy, PiS MP Bartłomiej Wróblewski has offered a “compromise”.
A minority government or early elections are possible.
The government has signalled its opposition to the change.
A judge warns that the new rules could “roll out of the red carpet for corruption”.
The opposition’s new candidate will have just days to collect the 100,000 supporting signatures.
The measure was supported by all political groups in parliament apart from the far right.
Polish elections “will not be fully free”, says head of electoral commission as poll shows majority want delay
The government’s data collection “flagrantly violated the law”, says a legal report.
An independent candidate has also sued the state for denying him his electoral rights.
Many MPs argued that today’s session should itself have been held remotely.
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