Russian Nationalists offer solution to Abortions: State Should Buy Babies from Women

A Russian MP representing populist nationalist party LDPR had drafted a bill under which women who refuse to have an abortion and give their newborn baby to the state would receive one-time monetary compensation of about $3,700.
The measure would allow the state “to boost the birth rate and give those children who were doomed to die before being born, a chance to live,” the sponsors of the bill wrote in an explanatory note attached with the draft.
“Currently, only about 20 percent of women who want an abortion abandon their intention. Material stimuli could help to significantly improve this figure,” State

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