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In Case You Missed It: Population Control News from Around the World



Burmese Population Control Bill Signed Into Law: Thousands Flee in Boats On May 19th, Myanmar’s president, Thein Sein, signed the “Population Control and Healthcare Law.” This law is part of a package of four bills labeled “race and religion protection bills.” The Population Control Law is written in language that mandates birth spacing and allows local governments to oversee population control initiatives. The law offers no protection against coercion, force, or discrimination. The law is …

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Aborting Indian Democracy



Poll taxes, property requirements, and race and gender-based voting prohibitions codified thinly disguised discrimination in darker periods in United States history. Today, in the world’s largest democracy, local laws restrict political participation to people who have two or fewer children. Seven Indian states currently prohibit those with more than two children from holding local political office.[1] These laws allow persons who had more than two children before the law’s enactment to hold office. Any additional …

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US Congress Condemns Two-Child Policy in Burma



WASHINGTON DC: Population Research Institute commends the U.S. Congress for condemning the two-child policy inflicted upon the Rohingya in Burma. The Rohingya are a persecuted minority in northern Burma who are denied citizenship, are terrorized by pervasive mob violence, and who are, alone among the peoples of Burma, subjected to a two-child policy. Last Wednesday, May 7th, the US Congress passed H. Res. 418 “Urging Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people.” The …

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“Better to be a Criminal in China than a Pregnant Mother”



The Chinese Ministry of State Security must have been asleep on the job. The email that appeared in my Inbox read: “It is better to be a criminal in China than a pregnant mother.” Now, I knew that women who get pregnant outside the state plan are often browbeaten or bullied into abortions and sterilizations. But, as my mysterious correspondent noted, there are a whole range of other punishments for violators, who are treated worse than …

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Homofascists March On



May 10, 2006 Volume. 8 / Number 19 Homofascists March On Dear Colleague: As the homosexual “rights” movement gains ground, it seeks to silence the opposition. Steven W. Mosher President          When Nazis are talked about today, there is usually no mention of certain of their prominent aspects. Of course, those aspects which don’t fit into the politically correct view of history are those which get no mention. So you rarely hear of the Nazis’ …

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Discrimination Against Traditional Mothers



April 6, 2006 Volume 8 / Number 14 Discrimination Against Traditional Mothers Dear Colleague: How far will discrimination against homemakers and their families go? A Dutch politician wants to push the envelope by forcing college-educated homemakers into the workforce. Steven W. Mosher President Thus the logic of feminism: A prominent female member of the Dutch parliament has proposed fining college-educated Dutch women who choose to be homemakers rather than work. Sharon Dijksma, deputy chairwoman (chairperson?) …

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