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Mosher: China May End Two-Child Policy, But What Comes Next May Be Just as Bad



This article originally appeared on Breitbart It wasn’t so long ago that Chinese officials were bragging about the success of their population control program. When the Chinese Minister of Health, Gao Qiang, visited the U.S. in 2011, he proudly told a horrified group of U.S. Congressmen: “We have eliminated 400 million people from the population. We have eliminated more people than the entire population of the United States.” Now comes word that the Party is poised to …

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America Needs a Baby Boom



Social security is about to go belly up, financially speaking. And at the head of this crisis is a demographic disproportion: there are simply too few young people coming into the workforce to support the increasing numbers of elderly baby boomers who are retiring. In “What’s Really Behind the Entitlement Crisis,” (Wall Street Journal, July 12th), Ben Wattenberg explains that “never-born babies are the root cause of the ‘social deficit’ that plagues nations across the …

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Europe’s Abortion Fanaticism



The global hand of the human extermination movement has taken hold of Portugal, a small country that has long had a low birthrate. Only four nations in Europe offer strong protection in law for unborn children: Ireland, Portugal, Poland, and Malta. The European Union and the pro-abortion organizations it generously funds, along with the United Nations and others, have been trying for decades to get these EU members to conform to their abortion orthodoxy. Now, …

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Europe’s Cultural Imperialism



23 February 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 8 Dear Colleague: The world’s left-wing cultural imperialists are pressuring Nicaraguans to allow the killing of their children, but so far, so good. Steven W. Mosher President Europe’s Cultural Imperialism Last October, Nicaragua’s congress unanimously passed a bill outlawing all abortions in that small Central American nation.  Nicaragua’s then-president signed it into law, and the current president supports it. In fact, the current president announced his support for …

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Abortion Dominoes in Europe



16 February 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 7 Dear Colleague: Partisans of life still have a chance to keep abortion-on-demand out of the land of Fatima. Steven W. Mosher President Abortion Dominoes in Europe The global hand of the human extermination movement has taken hold of Portugal, a small country that has long had a low birthrate.  Only four nations in Europe offer strong protection in law for unborn children: Ireland, Portugal, Poland, and Malta.  …

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Eunuchs for the Green Kingdom



2 February 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 5 Dear Colleague: Environmentalists want even sparsely-populated countries with already low birthrates to have even fewer children.  What could be their goal? Steven W. Mosher President Eunuchs for the Green Kingdom A short while ago, a "deep green" group in New Zealand sponsored by the Wellington City Council got a bit of attention for advocating a voluntary two-child limit for New Zealanders.  Sustainable Wellington Net, the environmentalist branch of …

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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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For the Record…



“Human Events writer and Vice President for Communications at the Population Research Institute Joseph A. D’Agostino calls the UNFPA blitz in Mongolia, which has a dramatically falling birthrate, now at only 2.3 children per woman, as a ‘kinder, gentler genocide,’ comparing it to the one-child war being waged by UNFPA in neighbouring China. According to D’Agostino, 20 years ago the Mongolian birthrate was a much healthier 5 children per woman. “‘Just as UNFPA continues its …

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