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 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”"
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. China’s brutal “One Child Policy” and its gross violations of human rights, particularly those of women, was the focus of human rights activists testifying before a House subcommittee on Thursday. The hearing finished just before it was time to post NRL News Today for the Day. Tomorrow we’ll talk about the testimony of …Continue reading "China’s One-Child Policy Abuse of Human Rights Focus of House Hearing"
By Steven W. Mosher Over the years, I have been asked many times to estimate how many lives have been lost in China as a result of the one-child policy. Given that the policy has been in place for 30 years, I respond, and given that each year the government aborts between 10 to 15 …Continue reading "China’s One-Child Policy Toll Reaches 400 Million"
WASHINGTON, D.C.–China’s brutal “One Child Policy” and its gross violations of human rights, particularly those of women, will be the subject of human rights activists testifying before the House on Thursday at 2:00 in the Rayburn Building. The hearing comes in the wake of Vice President Joe Biden’s widely reported, controversial comments during an official …Continue reading "Highest female suicide rates, gender gap, forced sterilizations/abortions legacy of China’s ‘One-Child’ Policy"