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Why We Need the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

WARNING: This article contains graphic testimonies and descriptions The Final Report of the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives in 2016 revealed many shocking details about the abortion industry in America. Among them, the testimony of an alleged eye-witness of the practice of a late-term abortionist in Houston, Texas (referred to as “[Abortion Doctor #3]”). The witness, an employee who assisted [Abortion Doctor #3] with procuring abortions at one of his clinics, testified before …

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Is America Running Out of Elbow Room?

For many Americans, it’s not uncommon to see another new mega-shopping center or residential subdivision being built somewhere nearby. With new houses and businesses springing-up all the time in urban and suburban America, should we view this as progress, or are we approaching the point where we are starting to run out of space? If you’ve every wondered if we’re running out of elbow room, here’s an interesting thought experiment. New York City, which is …

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PRI Review 2016 (v26, n4) July/August

G7 Pressured to Push Abortion 1 A Conversation with Trump 2 From the Countries  3 May I Send You This Gift? 4 Happy Birthday, Humanae Vitae! 6 The Anti-Life Strategy 7 California’s Assisted Suicide Law 8 PRI in the News 10 Development Desk 11 Correspondence  12

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California’s Assisted Suicide Law: Are Some Lives Not Worth Living, or are All Lives Precious?

At what point can we say that a life no longer matters? Is it at the point when medical expenses become too costly or burdensome for relatives? Is it at the point when someone feels they have outlived their usefulness, or are just not able to do the things they love to do anymore? For California lawmakers, it seems that their answer to all these questions would be a resounding yes. They are terribly mistaken, …

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Hispanic Family Size in USA Shrinking

  From The Countries Hispanic Family Size in USA Shrinking While Hispanic immigrants are presently helping to bolster the U.S. birthrate, the long tradition of large Hispanic families may fast be becoming a thing of the past. Hispanic couples are starting to follow the lead of others in their new homeland and many now consider one or two children a completed family. As Hispanics become Americanized and are far away from home, the family, social …

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The New York Times Throws in the Towel on “Overpopulation”

My guess is that you, gentle reader, will be as astonished as we were by the top-of-the-website New York Times article discrediting the population alarmism of the past fifty years. In “The Unrealized Horrors of Population Explosion” the newspaper has finally (several decades too late) thrown population control on the ash heap of discredited ideas. The article included a video interview with Paul Ehrlich, the author of The Population Bomb. He was the butterfly scientist …

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A Crime in Time—and Again

California has a long-history of eugenics, and it is easy to condemn the eugenics laws that the Golden State passed in 1909 and implemented until 1952. These sterilizations were visited upon “the unfit” in mental hospitals, upon the uneducated, and upon non-white minorities in disproportionately high numbers. Who would now condone the coercive and forcible sterilization—with state approval—of over 20,000 men and women? Yet despite the unanimous modern condemnation, non-consensual sterilization of those deemed “unfit” …

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Green Guilt and Population Control

If asked what function the San Francisco-based Sierra Club performs, most of its 1.3 million members would probably reply “protecting the environment,” or “raising awareness of endangered species,” or words to that effect. Yet, in their 2007 legislative report for Minnesota, the Sierra Club spent nearly three pages describing legislative initiatives that have virtually nothing to do with the environment. Rather, this section entitled, Legislation Supported Sierra Club’s Population and Environment Program, deals almost exclusively …

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