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Forced Abortions in China Continue Despite Two-Child Policy



Many Westerners cheered when the Chinese Communist Party announced it was going to allow all Chinese couples a second child. They quite naturally assumed that this meant an across-the-board relaxation of a policy that had caused tremendous suffering among the Chinese people. I was not convinced. There is often a striking distance between Beijing’s policy pronouncements and the harsh reality on the ground. In fact, not long ago I testified before Congress that “Despite the …

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Out of Africa Comes a Cry for Help Against the Culture of Death



Arriving in the Philippines last January, Pope Francis warned his millions of listeners to resist “ideological colonization.” This destructive assault on families, the Pope continued, included efforts to “redefine the very institution of marriage, by relativism, by the culture of the ephemeral, by a lack of openness to life.” Africans, above all, know what he is talking about. After all, their continent has been the playground of Western imperialists for the past two centuries. Their …

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We are Losing the Cold War with China by Pretending It Doesn’t Exist



As Hu Jintao visits Washington, China continues to persecute Christians, enforce the one-child policy, and lock up dissidents. And don’t forget its relentless military buildup.

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From the Countries



Planned Parenthood Facility Director Has Change of Heart: Joins Pro-Life Group In a remarkable turn of events Abby Johnson, from Bryan, Texas, quit her job as director of the local Planned Parenthood clinic and joined Coalition for Life. In an interview with KBTX TV Johnson credits her conversion to witnessing an ultrasound of an abortion in progress. Worried by Planned Parenthood’s response to the recession (“Abortion is where the money is. Perform more of them.”), …

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World Bank to Continue Promoting Abortion (Lifesite News)



World Bank to Continue Promoting Abortion in Developing Nations After US Drops Opposition: PRI’s Stephen Mosher upset at the Bush Administration’s "failure to stay the course" on the issue Lifesite News By John-Henry Westen Wednesday May 2, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 2, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An attempt by the United States to get the World Bank out of the population control business has failed after opposition from EU countries led the United States to back down.  …

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Hu Gets the Red Carpet, the Rest Gets Ignored



Hu Jintao, dictator of Communist China, received all the trappings of a state visit in April from President Bush, who ignored China’s systematic human rights abuses beyond making some vague statements about “respecting human rights and the freedoms of the Chinese people.” As expected, Bush got nothing from China, which continues to receive all the privileges she desires — whether it be crushing people of faith at home or flooding the American market with cheap …

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Hu Gets the Red Carpet, the Rest Gets Ignored



April 21, 2006 Volume 8 / Number 16 Hu Gets the Red Carpet, the Rest Gets Ignored Dear Colleague: Yet more congressional testimony about China’s human rights abuses failed to dampen Chinese dictator Hu Jintao’s American reception, but Congressman Chris Smith made his point for those willing to listen. Steven W. Mosher President Hu Jintao, dictator of Communist China, received all the trappings of a state visit this week from President Bush, who ignored China’s …

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