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National Catholic Register, Joseph A. D’Agostino, Vatican Officials Discuss Solutions for European U

Vatican Officials Discuss Solutions for European Underpopulation National Catholic Register July 9-15, 2006 VATICAN NEWS by JOSEPH A. D’Agostino Register Correspondent VATICAN CITY ? As once-Catholic nations in Europe trend toward dangerously low birthrates, mainstream media and international organizations there continue to advocate population control. The birthrates in Italy , Spain , France , and most other European nations have fallen well below the minimal replacement level of 2.1 children per woman, creating an ever-aging …

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Pro-Lifers Against Buffett-Gates Alliance (

Thursday, June 29, 2006By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer NEW YORK — Warren Buffett’s new philanthropic alliance with fellow billionaire Bill Gates won widespread praise this week, but anti-abortion activists did not join in, instead assailing the two donors for their longtime support of Planned Parenthood and international birth-control programs. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to which Buffett has pledged the bulk of his $44-billion fortune, devotes the vast majority of its funding to combating disease …

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Abortion Pushing UN Population Fund has Record Number of Donors (Lifesite News)

  Abortion Pushing UN Population Fund has Record Number of Donors By Terry Vanderheyden Friday January 13, 2006 UNITED NATIONS, January 13, 2006 ( – The abortion-promoting United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has reported a record number of contributors and contributions for 2005 – 171 countries sent the organization $142 million last year compared to $131 million from 166 countries in 2004. The Population Research Institute revealed in 2001 that the UNFPA formally cooperates with …

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USAID Seeks Reimbursement from Promoters of Morning-After Pill in Peru (Lifesite News)

USAID Seeks Reimbursement from Promoters of Morning-After Pill in Peru Lifesite Monday December 19, 2005 LIMA, December 19, 2005 ( – In response to a complaint from the Population Research Institute’s Latin American Director Carlos Polo, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has imposed sanctions on two groups in Peru that used American tax money to promote the legalization of the morning-after pill (MAP) in that country. Each will have to return part …

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Catherine Edwards, China’s Abuses Ignored for Profit, Insight Magazine,

China’s Abuses Ignored for Profit by Catherine Edwards Insight Magazine December 20, 1999 The U.S. government and U.S. corporations continue to push for closer economic ties with Communist China despite the country’s horrendous human-rights record. In Beijing in mid-November, China reached a trade agreement with the Clinton administration. U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky and Chinese Trade Minister Shi Guangsheng applauded China’s promise to lower tariffs on U.S. imports and the United States’ pledge to help …

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Timothy W. Maier, What Simon Said Was Right, Insight Magazine,

What Simon Said Was Right by Timothy W. Maier Insight Magazine December 20, 1999 Just when doomsday propagandists thought it was safe to kick-start the rumor mill, the posthumous publication of Julian Simon’s Hoodwinking the Nation blows their cover. When it recently was announced that 6 billion people now inhabit the Earth, it was hard not to think of what doom-slayer economist Julian Simon might have said. The late University of Maryland professor certainly would …

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Lawrence Morahan, Human Rights in China Deteriorating, Despite WTO Deal, CNS Staff Writer,

Human Rights in China Deteriorating, Despite WTO Deal by Lawrence Morahan CNS Staff Writer 19 November, 1999 Washington ( – Incidents of human rights abuses in China are on the increase, and membership in the World Trade Organization will not help the plight of tens of millions of people seeking religious freedom in China, a group of Chinese dissidents and U.S. congressmen told a Washington press conference Friday. "There are more slave labor camps in …

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David Morrison, Defunding the terror: Population control and the 1996 budget, The Washington Post,

Defunding the terror: Population control and the 1996 budget by David Morrison Letters to the Editor The Washington Post May 2, 1996 Perhaps it is because Herblock’s cartoons so often earn a chuckle that I grieve when he gets an issue so wrong. His sketch of 1 May under the headline "that kind of natural population control saves us several dollars" contains a sort of insane iconography, depicting the Congress and taxpayers of the United …

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