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City skyline of Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptian Government Pushes for Population Control



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/WB_Egypt_pushes_pop_control.mp3 The Egyptian Government has long implemented programs to encourage smaller families and birth control usage. But far more intrusive population control policies—including a two-child cap for welfare recipients and a proposed incentive scheme for one-child families—may soon be introduced by the government if certain Egyptian lawmakers get their way. In a statement issued on November 22, Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced that, starting in January 2019, the government will put a two-child-per-family cap …

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The Antidote to Coercive Population Control



The primary tenet of population control is simple: using contraception and abortifacients, families can “control” when their reproductive systems work and when they don’t – hence the endless cries that women “should have control over their own bodies” in the name of reproductive health. However, in much of the world, the glittering rhetoric of fertility control gives way to the reality of control of the poorest citizens by their governments or large corporations. Governments and …

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President Obama’s Bizarre “Science Czar”: Dr. John P. Holdren, Professional Alarmist



President Obama’s top science advisor and I have something in common: We both have a long-term association with Paul Ehrlich, my former colleague at Stanford University. There any similarity ends, however. Holdren, who has co-authored hooks on population control with Ehrlich and his wife, is the Stanford professors ideological clone. For my part, I have long opposed the prescriptions of the infamous population bombster, and now find myself compelled to reject the almost identical views …

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