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Progressives Finally ‘Woke’ About China’s One-Child Policy—Now That It’s Over



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/WB-WB-Mosher-Article-081919.mp3 A new documentary about China’s draconian one-child policy has just been released, and has been greeted with tremendous fanfare from the Left. In fact, it won the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. And thanks to Amazon, it premiered in select theaters on Aug. 9. Called “One-Child Nation,” the documentary details the 35 years of suffering that Chinese women and girls endured under the policy, which ended in 2015. It is a story that …

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China’s Abortion Abuses Exposed, Shunned Scholar Steven Mosher Vindicated



This article originally appeared in the American Thinker on August 5, 2019.  It is reprinted with permission and does not fall under PRI’s Creative Commons 3.0 license.   https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/WB-Mosher-Showalter.mp3 Funny how truth will out sometimes. Here’s news of a new documentary out that’s being promoted by the left-leaning Daily Beast: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and premiering in select theaters on August 9 courtesy of Amazon, directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang’s …

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Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Abortion Up to Birth in New South Wales



An attempt by pro-abortion lawmakers last week in New South Wales, Australia, to ram through a radical abortion bill has been delayed by strong pro-life and Catholic opposition led by the Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher.

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Ending Daughter Elimination in the Developing World



This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner.  It is reprinted with permission and does not fall under PRI’s Creative Commons 3.0 license.   https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/WB-Daughter-elimination.mp3 For most parents, daughters are a blessing. But in many parts of south and east Asia, where there exists a strong, culturally-rooted preference for sons, daughters are often unwanted and often selectively aborted prior to birth simply on account of their sex. In many Asian cultures, sons are strongly valued to carry …

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A Powerful Defense of Humanae Vitae’s Role in Church Teaching



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/WB-Cardinal-Mueller.mp3 As we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the promulgation of Humanae Vitae, Gerhard Cardinal Mueller, the former prefect of the Vatican Congregation For The Doctrine Of The Faith, weighs in. His new book, The Power of Truth, is required reading. It’s so important that the Population Research Institute has made it available as a special gift for your donation. (For this week only, though!) Mueller’s clarity and precision offers a breath of fresh air as …

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The Slaughter of Girls Continues in India



Nearly 550,000 unborn girls are killed in India every year by sex-selective abortion, a newly released report from the Population Research Institute (PRI) has found. The findings highlight the shocking extent to which girls in India—and other parts of the world—continue to be selectively targeted for abortion and elimination. The culprit is a strong cultural preference for sons that is present in India and other Asian cultures, which regards boys as blessings and girls as …

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We Celebrate People!



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/WB-We-Celebrate-People.mp3 World Population Day is an occasion for the “Anti-People Crowd” to don sackcloth and ashes and bemoan human population growth.  Led by the U.N., demonstrators will march in major cities protesting overcrowding  Today is the United Nations’ 30th annual “World Population Day.” Though the UN never stops trumpeting doom and gloom about “overpopulation,” it turns up the volume on July 11 each year.  Demonstrators will march in cities worldwide protesting human population growth.  For …

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Holland’s Tax Code Punishes Families, Stay-at-home Moms



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/WB-WB-Netherland-Tax.mp3 The Netherlands often prides itself on equality and tolerance, yet, written into the Dutch tax code are profound inequalities that place significantly heavier tax burdens on families with a stay-at-home parent. In the Netherlands, a traditional family with a sole breadwinner and a stay-at-home mom may be required to pay as much as 557 percent more in taxes than a household with the same income where both spouses work—simply because one of the two …

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