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Topics: demographic decline

Kenyans, Pro-Life Advocates Resist Promotion of Abortion & Sex Education at U.N. Nairobi Conference



Editor’s Note: PRI researcher Jonathan Abbamonte traveled with the PRI delegation to the pro-life and pro-family side event to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 organized by KCPF, KCCB, NCCK, CUEA, and EAK. At the pro-life side event, he presented on the facts on population and development to help counter the narrative promoted by population alarmists. He also spoke on how abortion is being promoted at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 and how pro-life advocates can …

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Spain’s Government Sees Folly of Falling Fertility



The socialist government of Spain has surprised everyone by adopting a pro-natal policy. Each newborn will receive a check for Euro 2,500 (about $3,938 U.S.). If the newborn is born into a family with three or more children, the amount is increased to Euro 3,500. “Spain Needs More Children” In announcing the policy, President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said to the Parliament that “In order to continue progressing, Spain needs more families with more children. …

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Spain’s Socialist Government Sees the Folly of Falling Fertility



  17 March 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 11 Spain’s Socialist Government Sees the Folly of Falling Fertility The socialist government of Spain has surprised everyone by adopting a pro-natal policy. Each newborn will receive a check for Euro 2,500 (about 3,938 dollars). If the newborn is born into a family with three or more children, the amount is increased to Euro 3,500. In announcing the policy, President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said to the …

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The Nation’s “Missing the ‘Right’ Babies” Author Misses Facts



Front Royal, VA, 02/20/08 – Steven W. Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute (PRI), responded to a hit piece published by The Nation, America’s largest-circulation leftwing publication, which accuses PRI of fomenting "race panic" by reporting on plummeting birthrates in Europe.The lead article by Kathryn Joyce, who entitled her screed "Missing: the ‘Right’ Babies," falsely suggests that PRI is only concerned about maintaining white majorities in Europe and the United States in light of …

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Ellen Sauerbrey Pressured by EU Politicians and Pro-Choice Group



The Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Ellen Sauerbrey, has long been a friend of Life and the natural family. This has made her a target for those who are not. Secretary Sauerbrey recently received a harshly worded letter signed by 19 European Union politicians, which urged her not to attend this year’s World Congress on Families IV. The World Congress, to be held in Warsaw from May 11–13, is a perfectly …

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Ellen Sauerbrey Pressured by EU Politicians and Pro-Choice Group



23 April 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 14 Dear Colleague, Leftist advocates of "tolerance" have just pushed intolerance to new heights: They want to prevent Bush Administration officials who advocate the sanctity of life, the importance of marriage, and the centrality of the family in human history from meeting with like-minded groups. Steven W. Mosher President      Ellen Sauerbrey Pressured by EU Politicians and Pro-Choice Group The Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and …

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Population Research Institute Responds to Attack by Left-wing Members of European Parliament



On March 28, 2007, Ellen Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, received a letter signed by 19 EU politicians urging her to withdraw from this year’s World Congress on Families, to be held in Warsaw, May 11–13. The politicians cited the supposedly "extremist and intolerant views held by some participants and attendees" as reasons why she should stay away, going on to attack Population Research Institute and its President, Steven W. …

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The European Demographic Crisis and the Pope,



12 January, 2007     Volume 9 / Number 2 The European Demographic Crisis and the Pope At Christmas, Pope Benedict made extensive comments about Europe’s demographic decline, raising our hopes that he will author an encyclical on this most fundamental issue.  As Shakespeare put it, "The world must be peopled." Many believe that the College of Cardinals chose Joseph Ratzinger as Pope in a final effort to rescue Europe from the secularism, hedonism, and anti-procreationism that threaten to …

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