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Publications: Press Releases

Argentina Rejects Abortion—Campaign to Defend Life Provides a Model for Other Countries



August 9, 2018 Early this morning, Argentina’s senate rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion on-demand up to 14 weeks gestation and thereafter in cases of health, rape, and fetal disability. 38 Senators voted against the bill, with 31 Senators voting for and 3 abstaining. The vote came after Argentina’s lower legislative house, the Chamber of Deputies, narrowly voted to approve the bill on June 23rd. “This is a great victory for life and …

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Xi Jinping is China’s New “Red Emperor,” Mosher says



Xi Jinping, who is already the general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and the chairman of the Central Military Commission, wants to become President for Life, says China expert Steven W. Mosher. “Xi is obviously behind the move to remove the current two-term limit,” says Mosher. “This will allow him, like Mao Zedong, to stay in power as long as he lives. Mosher, the first American allowed to conduct on-the-ground research in China in 1979-80, has long …

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Mosher to Speak at the Heritage Foundation



WASHINGTON, D.C. — Critically acclaimed author and internationally-recognized authority on China, Steven W. Mosher, will be discussing his new book, Bully of Asia, at the Heritage Foundation on January 17,  at 12:00 pm EST.   In Bully of Asia, Mosher explains why an increasingly assertive and militaristic China poses the single greatest threat to the United States and the peaceful, prosperous, and free world America guarantees. “China’s resurgent aspirations for hegemony are rooted in hyper-nationalism,” …

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Why China’s Dream is a Threat to World Order



FRONT ROYAL, VA – China’s status and influence is rising rapidly on the international stage. An increasingly assertive China is gradually challenging the current world order and the international norms and democratic principles that undergird it. In his latest book, Bully of Asia, critically acclaimed author and internationally-recognized authority on China, Steven W. Mosher, provides an insightful and timely commentary on the economic and geopolitical rise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In Bully …

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Ohio State Legislature Passes a Bill that Would Ban All Abortion after Heartbeat Detected



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2016 CONTACT: Jonathan Abbamonte, (540) 660-2733, jonathan@pop.org On Tuesday, the Ohio Senate and House approved of a bill that would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The move makes Ohio the third state to have passed a Heartbeat Bill. “No one should have the right to stop a beating heart,” says PRI President Steven Mosher, “Our laws should support, not abrogate, the right to life for every woman, …

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Injectable Contraceptives Put Women at Risk of HIV Infection



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2016 CONTACT: Jonathan Abbamonte, (540) 660-2733, jonathan@pop.org FRONT ROYAL, VA — A stunning new video from the Population Research Institute (PRI) shows that women using injectable contraceptives like Depo-Provera may have a greater risk of contracting HIV. Several studies have now established a probable link between Depo-Provera (sometimes simply called “Depo”) and HIV transmission. Injectables like Depo are among the most widely used contraceptives in Sub-Saharan Africa. Despite the risk …

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New Study Shows Risk of HIV Acquisition Is Higher with DMPA Contraceptives



A review and meta-analysis has found that women who use depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), the active ingredient in injectable contraceptives like Depo-Provera, are placed at a significantly higher risk of acquiring HIV. The findings could have a deep residual impact for many women who depend on DMPA for contraception and are living in developing countries or in at-risk environments where the risk of HIV transmission remains high. Joel Brind, Professor of Biology and Endocrinology at …

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Steven Mosher Warns Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) of the Growing Threat from China



Steven W. Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute and expert on China, spoke yesterday at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Mosher, invited as part of NAVSEA’s Distinguished Speaker Series, told the command leadership and staff that Beijing is not only making absurd territorial claims, building artificial islands and creating administrative units to bolster them, but is now militarizing these features as fast as it is able, with military-grade runways, …

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