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August 03 — PRI’s New Video Maddens and Delights, Alternately



03 August 2009 — Vol. 12/No. 23 Have you seen this video yet? As of Monday, the first episode in PRI’s mini-cartoon series, entitled “Overpopulation: The Making of a Myth,” had garnered over 27,000 views. Of course, anything less than a million views is not a landslide by YouTube standards, but this healthy (and steadily growing) number represents real interest—interest that is being fed by dozens of blogs and web sites that have picked up …

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Global Monitor: Apostolic Nuncio to U.N.: “Aid the Poor, Don’t Abort Them.”



Editor’s Note: On April 1, 2009, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations, made a statement concerning the “Contribution of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development to the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals.” Madam Chair, My delegation takes this opportunity to express its best wishes to you and the Bureau for a productive session and looks forward to working with the membership …

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Killing The Economy: Dennis Howard’s “Elephant In The Living Room”



28 October 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 45 Although it would be simplistic to blame the current financial crisis on America’s propensity for killing the unborn, it is equally simplistic to pretend, as many do, that the two have absolutely no correlation. Demographic researcher Dennis Howard predicted the long-term economic consequences of abortion in his 1997 book, The Abortion Bomb: America’s Demographic Disaster. He wrote, “I see little hope that we can avoid an eventual …

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UNFPA Targets the Grassroots . . . and Misses



  07 July 2008    Vol. 10 / No. 27 UNFPA Targets the Grassroots . . . and Misses The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has a long and painful history of coercive tactics. Since its inception in 1969, pro-lifers have decried its cultural insensitivity and unrelenting top-down logic that sees human beings as disposable commodities, and overpopulation as the world’s greatest looming threat. Now, nearly 4 decades later, the UNFPA is announcing the 19th iteration of …

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Sex Education As Risk Management: Benedict XVI and the Lies of the Pro-Choice Movement



  29 April 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 17 Sex Education As Risk Management: Benedict XVI and the Lies of the Pro-Choice Movement On 17 April 2008, Pope Benedict XVI addressed a crowd of Catholic educators gathered at the Catholic University of America. After congratulating them on their efforts against a “crisis of faith” and a “crisis of truth,” he went on to tell them why American education was failing. “We observe today a timidity …

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Are There Too Many Colombians?



On September 27–28, the University of La Sabana, a Catholic University located in Bogota, Colombia, convened a conference on “Population, Life, and Development.” Steven Mosher told the assembly, which included senior government officials, that Colombia was not overpopulated. Like other Baby Boomers, I lived through the unprecedented doubling of the global population in the second half of the 20th century. Never before in human history had our numbers increased so far, so fast: from 3 …

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Are There Too Many Columbians



PRI Weekly Briefing, September 24, 2007 Vol. 9 / No. 35 8 October 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 37 On September 27-28, the University of La Sabana, a Catholic University located in Bogota, Colombia, convened a conference on “Population, Life, and Development.” Steven Mosher told the assembly, which included senior government officials, that Colombia was not overpopulated. Are There Too Many Colombians? Like other Baby Boomers, I lived through the unprecedented doubling of the global …

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The Gates-Buffett Marriage, Designed Not to Bear Fruit



June 30, 2006 Volume 8, Number 25 The Gates-Buffett Marriage, Designed Not to Bear Fruit Dear Colleague: The combination of the money of the two richest men in the world will produce fewer men and women the world over. Steven W. Mosher President Two fanatically anti-people billionaires–the two richest men in the world–have announced that they will combine their enormous fortunes into one charitable foundation.  Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway plans to give securities currently …

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