By Susan Yoshihara (New York – C-FAM) A new Chinese government report shows devastating economic effects of Beijing’s brutal, 40-year family planning policy. “In the past it has been a young China catching up with a middle-aged U.S.,” researcher Yi Fuxian told the South China Morning Post, “that’s why [China] has managed to close the …Continue reading "New Beijing report shows one-child policy aftershocks"
By Alithea Williams, Society for the Protection of Unborn Children “I did between 50,000 and 60,000 sterilizations and abortions. I counted this out of guilt because I aborted and killed babies. Many I induced alive and killed. My hands trembled doing it. But I had no choice, it was the Government’s policy.” For something that …Continue reading "Exposing the horrors of China’s one child policy"
By Sarah Terzo Sarah G. Epstein, a member of the advisory board of the Population Institute, a pro-abortion organization, wrote in letter to the editor that “The Chinese system is both compassionate and fair. For example, if an oldest child is handicapped, the family can have a second child with all the privileges of an …Continue reading "Chinese one child policy is compassionate and fair, says pro-choicer"
By Sarah Terzo Sarah G. Epstein, a member of the advisory board of the Population Institute, a pro-abortion organization, wrote that: “The Chinese system is both compassionate and fair. For example, if an oldest child is handicapped, the family can have a second child with all the privileges of an only child. If both parents …Continue reading "Chinese one child policy is compassionate, says pro-choicer"
By Dave Andrusko It happens so very rarely…A woman is “successfully” aborted only to find out her baby is still alive. Now the question for a “shocked” Zhou Fengxia is whether she accepts the hospital’s offer to abort her baby a second time; continue with reported demand for “an as yet unspecified amount from the …Continue reading "Chinese woman “shocked” to hear her aborted baby was still alive"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, XINJIANG, CHINA. The Chinese Government, operating under the Two-Child Policy, has forcibly aborted a woman’s third child, according to NPR and Radio Free Europe reports. The woman, an ethnic Kazakh, was a widow with two children, living in the Xinjiang region. She married a Kazakh citizen, living in Kazakhstan, across …Continue reading "China Forcibly Aborts Woman’s Third Child. Forced Abortion Continues Under Two-Child Policy: Government Report"
By Sarah Terzo Chi An is a Chinese women who took part in enforcing the “one child” policy in China. Now she recalls how women pregnant with “illegal” children were treated: “A positive pregnancy test spelled trouble for a woman with a child. The representative would take the young woman aside for a series of …Continue reading "Chinese woman describes pressure put on mothers to abort"
Father says he was disappointed that his fourth child turned out to be a daughter By Dave Andrusko According to Gaozhou Television in South China, soon after police were alerted that a newborn girl had gone missing from Magui Health Centre hospital, “officers began to suspect the girl’s father, surnamed Li.” But that proved to be …Continue reading "Thrown from a cliff, newborn baby girl survives fall and 12 hours of exposure"
Young Party members ordered to “lead by example” to achieve a “two-child family regime” By Steven W. Mosher When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary. And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of …Continue reading "China Begins “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
Moving to policy to one where every couple is required to have two children By Population Research Institute Beijing is quickly moving beyond a voluntary two-child policy to one where every couple is required to have two children, says PRI President Steven Mosher. “The two-child policy is coming to be referred to as a “comprehensive …Continue reading "China is “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
The PRC’s Planned Birth Policy continues its shift towards more births By Jonathan Abbamonte, Population Research Institute After more than 20 years of below replacement fertility, Chinese society is beginning to feel the demographic consequences of the Government’s planned birth policies. The provincial government in Shaanxi, a province in north-central China, has published a report …Continue reading "Chinese Provincial Government Calls for an End to Birth Restrictions"
By Steven W. Mosher Editor’s note. This is adapted from a talk Mr. Mosher gave Thursday evening at NRLC 2018 convention. My introduction to the one-child policy came in a dusty rural clinic in South China in 1980. Hundreds of local women had been arrested in the people’s commune I was living in, charged with …Continue reading "China Discovers the Value of Children—400 Million Lives Later"