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The new law on abortion.
Department of Health and Social Development has reduced the list of social reasons for the free operation of abortion.
Now social reasons for the free end of gestation is only the pregnancy, which came as a result of rape. A decree was issued the Health Ministry.
В«In accordance with paragraph 5 of Article 56 of the Federal Law" On the basis of the health of Russian citizens, "the Russian government decides: to establish that social reasons for artificial termination of pregnancy is gestation, which came as a result of committing a crime under Article 131 of the Criminal Code Russian Federation "- the document says.
Previously she was entitled to the free operation of abortion in the case of a court judgment about deprivation or restriction of parental rights, the girls stay in prison, the presence of her husband's disability I-II group. Abortion was possible to do in case of death of the husband during pregnancy.
In January last year to ban abortions made free Patriarch Kirill. Primate of the Orthodox Church then expressed the view that abortion may be performed only in the case of a direct threat to women.