Representatives from the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) and Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) met in a Delfi electoral debate in an exchange of opinions. LVŽS Chairman Ramūnas Karbauskis spoke for his party, while the LSDP was represented by deputy party Chairman and Seimas deputy Chairman Algirdas Sysas. Key focus in the exchange were artificial insemination, the writing of last names in original language in identification documents and matters of partnership. […]
Obstetrician-gynecologist Reda Verbickienė believes that the conservative assisted fertilisation law passed today is a loss for Lithuanians because modern treatment methods have become inaccessible, forcing patients to seek treatment abroad or waste money on procedures that may not only fail to deliver results, but may wind up harming them as well.
Lithuania’s parliament on Thursday opened discussions into the draft Law on Assisted Insemination, which would stipulate state financing for expensive assisted insemination procedures for families unable to have children. […]
The Lithuanian Government is leaning toward endorsing artificial insemination. The Government believes that the number of embryos to be frozen should not be limited and that not only married women should have the right to artificial insemination. […]