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Topics: U.S. Census Bureau

Study Finds Sex-Selective Abortion Does Not Decrease with Assimilation

In some South and East Asian cultures, a strong emphasis on male heirs has led to strong son preference and the practice of sex-selective abortion. Women, girls, and females yet unborn continue to suffer the drastic consequences of extreme son preference, including physical or verbal abuse from family members or spouses for women who fail to produce a son or abort their unborn daughters. The toll son preference has had on unborn girls has been …

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Is America Running Out of Elbow Room?

For many Americans, it’s not uncommon to see another new mega-shopping center or residential subdivision being built somewhere nearby. With new houses and businesses springing-up all the time in urban and suburban America, should we view this as progress, or are we approaching the point where we are starting to run out of space? If you’ve every wondered if we’re running out of elbow room, here’s an interesting thought experiment. New York City, which is …

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Aids in Africa

Aids in Africa For the first time since the Black Death in the Middle Ages, a disease is sending whole nations into absolute demographic decline. The disease is AIDS, and the continent affected is not Europe but Africa. The magnitude of the devastation that AIDS is wreaking in Africa comes through in a newly published Census Bureau study entitled AIDS Pandemic in the 21st Century, by Karen Stanecki of the Bureau’s Population Division. Speaking at …

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From the Countries

Expecting U.S. Person 300 Million It is believed that the U.S. population will increase to 300 million this fall; immigrants and Hispanic newborns will largely account for the increase. Almost one-half of last year’s population increase was due to the Hispanic sector of our society; white non-Hispanics, who now make up about two-thirds of the population, accounted for less than one-fifth of the increase. It is difficult to estimate how Hispanics affected the U.S. population …

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Population Growth Good for America, Expert Tells Fox

Front Royal, VA, 08/18/08 – Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute, told FOX Business News that concerns that America is becoming overpopulated are groundless. Recent census bureau projections, quoted in the New York Times, predict that by 2042 the United States population will have risen by 100 million. America’s continuing population growth is a net positive, according to Mosher."Population growth is a multiplier of wealth," said Mosher to FOX Business host Stuart Varney. …

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Welcoming Baby 6,666,666,666: PRI Celebrates the Latest Population Milestone

  19 May 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 20 Welcoming Baby 6,666,666,666: PRI Celebrates the Latest Population Milestone According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the world’s 6,666,666,666th person was born on May 10th. The occasion gave rise to the usual calls for more population control to stave off a demographic disaster. According to, the only thing this number shows us is that we have “passed our sustainability,” and that the population crash the world …

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PRI Celebrates Population Milestone

FRONT ROYAL, VA, 05/14/08 – According to the United States Census Bureau, May 10, the day before Mother’s Day, was the birthday of the world’s 6,666,666,666th person.  Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute stresses that, contrary to what population naysayers insist, there is nothing to fear from this number."Over six billion of anything is a mind-boggling number, and not just for the numerically challenged," says Mosher in his newly published book, Population Control …

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An Open Letter to Henrietta Fore, USAID Administrator

Dear Ms. Fore, Last November, you were confirmed to head our multi-billion dollar foreign aid agency. You are committed, you tell us, to “serv[ing] the people who have the least hope, opportunity and prosperity, and who want to build their lives, their nations and their futures,” These are laudable goals, but ones which are undermined by certain practices of the fertility reduction programs that USAID continues to have in place. First, let me say that …

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