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Italian region offers financial incentives against abortion

Catholic World News - June 03, 2010

The government of Italy's Lombardy region is offering support to women who are considering abortion because of financial pressures.

The government will offer monthly payments of €250, for up to 18 months, to needy women who bear children. "No woman will abort in Lombardy because of economic difficulties," promised Roberto Formigoni, the president of the regional government.

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