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Russian patriarch proposes measures to decrease abortions

January 21, 2011

Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, has proposed several measures to reduce the nation’s high abortion rate, including ending state health insurance coverage of most abortions and instituting a two-week waiting period between informed consent and an abortion.

Though Russia has less than half the population of the United States, it has over twice the number of abortions.


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