The state Duma will discuss the removal of abortion from the MMI system
Moscow. 30 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the state Duma will create a working group to discuss legislative initiatives on the results of the Christmas readings in the state Duma, including the removal of abortion from the services covered from the Fund of Obligatory medical insurance (OMS).
The proposal was made by the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, summing up VII Christmas readings “Youths: freedom and responsibility” held in the state Duma on Wednesday. This proposal was supported by the participants, including representatives of all political factions in the state Duma.
“Let’s create a working group that would include all political factions, representatives of relevant committees (…) so that within this working group we could examine and assess a number of legislative initiatives. It including a legislative initiative, which is relevant to the issues of financing at the expense of means of Federal Fund of obligatory medical insurance of abortion. The topic was” — said Volodin.
To chair the working group invited the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Peter Tolstoy.
The Patriarch asks
On Wednesday, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill at the Christmas readings in the state Duma once again raised the issue of removing abortion from the system of compulsory medical insurance (OMS).
“The Church never ceases to testify about the negative consequences of the availability of abortion. I’ve talked about this and probably will talk about it until the end of his days. (…) I have to say that legislative change in this matter did not happen. Still the taxpayer pays for that medical care is not and can not be for free to get rid of an unwanted child,” said the Patriarch.
According to him, the public debate on this subject continues, and today there is a solution that would recognize the right to life of the unborn child and to bring abortion carried out not for medical reasons, from the system of compulsory medical insurance.