By Anne Roback Morse Editor’s note. This analysis comes courtesy of the Population Research Institute. “Just a few days ago, I got a case involving a man who was disabled due to a severe beating by local government personnel just because his sister-in-law had had an additional baby without a permit.” — Chen Guangcheng Last Thursday, …Continue reading "China’s One-Child Policy Is Still Violently Enforced"
Editor’s note. The following comes from the office of Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). Mr. Smith is co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus. Washington, D.C. – At a hearing today, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) called on the Administration to use existing U.S. law to block entry into the U.S. for Chinese government officials responsible for implementing …Continue reading "Chen Guangcheng calls China’s violent population control policies “genocide”"
By Mo Yan Viking Press, $27.95, 388 pages Reviewed by Steven Mosher In outline, Mo Yan’s new novel, “Frog,” sounds subversive enough: A jilted Chinese midwife turns agent of the state. She is relentless in her pursuit of women who have conceived “illegal” second children. She is pitiless in coercing them one and all into …Continue reading "FROG: A NOVEL"
By Sarah Elliott For many Chinese women, keeping a daughter is a battle—and the stakes are unthinkably high. A Chinese woman may not become pregnant without the government’s permission. Under China’s One-Child Policy, all couples must apply for a birth permit before starting a pregnancy. Nearly two-thirds of Chinese couples (more than 900 million people) …Continue reading "Warrior Mothers, Miracle Daughters: China’s Battle for Life"
By Dave Andrusko More than a few of our NRL News Today readers have written to ask what future I anticipated for Chen Guangcheng, the blind pro-life human rights Chinese activist. You’ll recall that Chen garnered international attention in 2005 when he exposed how local officials were forcing women to undergo abortions and sterilizations to …Continue reading "Chen Guangcheng Asks American Company to take a more outspoken role against China’s “One Child” Policy"
By Dave Andrusko As if any more evidence were needed, two stories published yesterday and today in the British newspaper The Daily Mail bring home both the brutality of China’s ghastly One-Child Policy and the efforts of one woman to wrestle good out in the midst of a demonic evil. Warning: …Continue reading "Beauty among the Moral Squalor of China’s Brutal One-Child Policy"
By Dave Andrusko If China someday backs significantly away from—or even reverses—its draconian “One-Child Policy,” which is steeped in forced abortion, we will look back at the Twitter-fed social network revolution which publicized coerced abortion of women in the 7th month–and later–as a turning point. Even—and I use the word “even” …Continue reading "“Consistently heaped praise on China’s population control program”"
By Dave Andrusko When even the New York Times publishes stories with headlines like “Reports of Forced Abortions Fuel Push to End Chinese Law,” you know something is afoot. Edward Wong, writing in Sunday’s Times, brings home a reality that I suspect few New York Times readers had ever considered: that forced abortions in the …Continue reading "Pressure building on China to review “One-Child Policy”"
Hearing Focuses on China’s brutal One-Child Policy WASHINGTON, D.C.–China’s brutal one-child policy was the topic of a hearing held by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) Monday. The Chinese government has recently come under international criticism following the highly publicized media accounts of a forced abortion performed on Feng Jianmei, who was seven months pregnant. “Today in …Continue reading "Recent Case of Forced Abortion at Seven Months of Feng Jianmei Sparks Global Outrage"
By Dave Andrusko You hear a lot in many contexts about “tipping points,” that juncture where the forces maintaining the status quo are overwhelmed and finally give way. While it would be way too early to conclude China’s ghastly “One-Child Policy” is teetering, it is also true that the world’s angry is mounting against this …Continue reading "Outrage mounts against China’s “One-Child Policy,” sparked by photos of forced abortion in seventh month"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers already had one great reason to attend the Thursday evening general session of the National Right to Life Convention: pro-life champion Chris Smith will be address the audience about “Where Are All the Girls? The Social Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy.” Now they have a chance to learn from a second …Continue reading "Reggie Littlejohn to join Chris Smith at Thursday night general session on “Where Are All the Girls? The Social Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy”"
Editor’s note. The following are excerpts of testimony delivered today by Congressman Chris Smith, Chairman, Congressional Executive Commission on China, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee This year’s tenth annual human rights report by the Congressional-Executive Commission continues to be the most comprehensive, heavily documented review and analysis of China’s worsening human rights record. The …Continue reading "China’s One-Child Per Couple Population Control Policy, With Its Reliance on Forced Abortion, Called “Weapon of Mass Destruction” Against Women and Children"