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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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Center For Disease Control Admits: NFP Works!



Young women are being taught to use the Morning-After Pill, but are deliberately not being told how it works.  At the same time, they are deliberately not being taught how to use Natural Family Planning, or NFP, which—even the CDC now admits—does work. For years, the Population Research Institute has warned about the dangers of contraception. Our founder, Father Paul Marx, O.S.B, never tired of explaining that the morning-after pill is an abortifacient. By design, it ends …

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America Needs a Parental Leave Policy that Supports Working Families



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/WB-Parental-leave-060619.mp3 For decades, Americans have not been having enough births to replace themselves. Fertility in the U.S. has been below the replacement rate—roughly 2.1 births woman—since 1972. The reasons for America’s perennial low birth rate are many. But among the biggest reasons are the rising costs of childrearing. Over just the past 20 years alone, the cost of raising a child has skyrocketed by over 40 percent. Moreover, the cost of giving birth in some …

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Sex Trafficking Ring Found Selling Pakistani Women into Prostitution in China



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/WB-Pakistani-Trafficking.mp3 Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of a sex trafficking ring that was found to be selling Pakistani girls into prostitution in China. The incident is part of an alarming trend that has seen sex trafficking and bride trafficking into China increase in recent years. Earlier this month, the Pakistani Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) announced that its anti-human trafficking unit had rounded up eight Chinese nationals and four Pakistanis suspected to be connected …

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Growing Number of States Pass Legislation Taking Aim at Roe v. Wade



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/WB-Heartbeat-bills.mp3 A growing number of states are passing legislation aimed specifically at challenging Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision that legalized abortion in all fifty states. With two new conservative justices having been added to the Supreme Court under President Donald Trump, pro-lifers are optimistic that the Supreme Court, with its new conservative majority, may scale back or overturn Roe if presented with the opportunity. In many states where pro-life lawmakers hold …

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U.N. Committee Launches Attack on U.S Pro-Life Laws



The U.N. Human Rights Committee has taken broad aim at pro-life laws and policies in the United States. Meeting last month, the Committee called on the Trump administration to “review” a number of its pro-life policies, suggesting that these were incompatible with international law.  The Committee singled out for criticism President Trump’s Mexico City Policy,[1] his executive order “Protecting Free Speech and Religious Liberty,” and his executive order which protects religious employers like the Little …

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