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Italian region offers financial incentives against abortion

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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