November 8, 2016
(Fox News) – Polish lawmakers approved a plan Friday to pay a bonus to families whose child is born disabled – part of a policy aimed at curbing the number of abortions. The “For Life” plan, which is expected to take effect next year, gives a one-time payment of 4,000 zlotys ($1,000) upon the birth of a disabled child or one with a life-threatening disease. Government official Elzbieta Witek said the money is intended as the “first step” of government support for families with disabled children.
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