Monday, November 25, 2013

Putin Signs Law Banning Abortion Advertising in Russia Putin signs law banning advertisements for abortion in Russia, by Ian Bateson:

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning advertisements for abortion, the Kremlin said on Monday, a step activists said would infringe on the reproductive rights of women. 

Putin has made stemming a post-Soviet population decline a priority during 14 years in power and struck a conservative tone in his new term, praising what he calls traditional values and holding up the Russian Orthodox Church as a moral guide.  . . .

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