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A War on Maternity Waged in the Name of Mother Earth

I often come across persons who attempt to justify forced abortion, sterilization, and contraception because “We (that is, human beings) are destroying the planet”. They view people as pollution, and argue that it is necessary to violate reproductive rights to protect the planet from the beings who are despoiling it. Yet that logic is intrinsically flawed. Let us put it this way. Which of these do not belong: nitrous oxide, methane, Homo sapiens, or carbon …

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At the Population Research Institute, we inform the populace of abuses committed by the so-called family planning industry. Through our website, videos, materials, and our legislative influence, we make both the general public and the legislators aware of the harmful and pervasive influence of the overpopulation myth. Our YouTube videos, which debunk major myths propagated by the overpopulation movement, have been watched by millions of viewers. These videos critically examine the flaws and fallacies underlying …

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Controlling Women’s Desires in Kenya

The Kenyan government recently outlined a new brand of coercive population control. Unlike China’s policy which uses coercion to control the number of births, Kenya is trying to control population earlier in the reproductive process by changing women’s desires to have children. In the early 1980’s, the average woman in Kenya had 8 children. In the last 30 years, fertility rates fell by 44% to 4.5 children, but this fall has not been enough for …

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What Does China Want?

Editor’s Note: This testimony was submitted to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats for a hearing on "China’s Maritime and other Geographic Threats." Mr.Steven Mosher testified at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in the Rayburn House Office Building.   I commend the Chairman for this timely hearing. Less than 72 hours ago, Chinese vessels recklessly entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands. Seemingly everywhere we look, we see evidence of China’s increasing aggressiveness and it is past time to …

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Steven Mosher to Speak at “Dialogue of Civilizations” Forum in Rhodes

The World Public Forum hosts its annual “Dialogue of Civilizations” in Rhodes, October 3-8, 2012. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Rhodes Forum, a gathering of numerous organizations and figures from around the world to discuss and collaborate on current global topics and issues. The theme of the forum this year is “Global Peace and Justice.” This forum provides the occasion for dialogue between different civilizations and cultures to help cultivate global unity …

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PRI Partners Pro-Family Conference in Madrid

Steve Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute, will be speaking at the upcoming World Congress of Families VI in Madrid, Spain. His topic will be: “The Demographic Winter.” PRI is a proud partner of this major event, which will feature many pro-life leaders from all over the world. The Congress will run from May 25 to 27, 2012. Guest speakers will include some of the world’s best and most renowned speakers on a broad …

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Baby Seven Billion, Welcome.

A few seconds after midnight a baby emerged from the womb of her mother, drew her first breath, and announced her arrival into the world with a tiny cry. This is Baby Seven Billion. Today, 31 October 2011, is her birthday. This piece appeared in the Washington Times on 31 October, 2011. This day — the day that our planet becomes home to seven billion human beings — marks an important milestone. But is it …

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Can Good Catholics Use Condoms?

“Catholics for Choice?”  “Heretics for Choice” would be a more accurate name for these abortion lobby front groups. 6 January 2010 — Vol. 12/No. 1 Good Catholics use condoms. That is, according to the group Catholics for Choice, who blithely takes a strong stand on abortion and contraception—namely, in favor of them. They even have a web site devoted exclusively to the use of the condom, appropriately named  This site states its mission as …

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