Editor’s note. This alert is provided by Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. GUANGDONG, CHINA. According to a report published by Shanghai online news portal Sixth Tone, a Guangdong couple has been told they must have an abortion or both lose their government jobs. The wife is eight months pregnant. The couple, surnamed Zhong, both have a …Continue reading "China: Woman 8 months pregnant forced to abort or lose job"
By Shannon Roberts Many today almost forget, or were not around to remember, that back in the 1960’s and 1970’s concern about over-population was a serious and world-wide concern. Scientist, Paul Ehrlich, argued in his book The Population Bomb (1968) that “in the 1970s hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite …Continue reading "Mei Fong’s ‘One Child,’ a harrowing insight into the continuing social cost of China’s one child policy"
By Reggie Littlejohn Editor’s note. Reggie Littlejohn is the president of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers (WRWF) Predictably, China’s rubber-stamp legislature has approved the new Two-Child Policy proposed last October. Officially, all couples will be allowed a second child, beginning January 1, 2016. Equally predictably, the mainstream media has mischaracterized this move as a major change. …Continue reading "China approves Two-Child Policy, but nothing has changed"
By Lisa Smiley Only weeks ago, the Chinese Communist Party announced that China will be changing its long-standing one-child policy to a two-child policy. While this is welcome news, the nation’s violent, coercive family planning regime will only be altered moderately by this change. Even ending the policy entirely cannot bring back lives already lost. …Continue reading "I Am Alive Today Because My Chinese Mother Broke the Law and Gave Birth to Me"
One Hearing Witness Currently Being Pressured to Abort Second Child; Smith Calls on President Obama to Issue Visa Bans for Chinese Officials Editor’s note. The following comes from the office of pro-life Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). The hearing webcast can be watched here. WASHINGTON, DC – The Chinese Communist Party’s announcement of a “Two-Child Policy” …Continue reading "Little Has Changed in China; Police State Population Control Policies Enforced Despite ‘Two-Child Policy’"
By John Ensor On my way to the airport, at 7:59 AM, a week ago Thursday, my Fox News alert beeped and my eyes bulged, reading, “China abolishes one-child policy.” After 35 years and over 400 million unborn babies killed by the coercive power of this law, how can that not be good news? It …Continue reading "Is China’s One-Child “Change” Good News?"
By Dave Andrusko Last week when we posted about a loosening–however small–of the Chinese government’s One Child Policy, we noted there were still many, many problems. The new policy, in theory (how these “promises” work out in practice is another thing) is that married couples can now have a second child. Pro-life Rep. Chris Smith …Continue reading "No sooner does China end one-child policy than advocate tells us why one-child is a “good thing”"
By Marcus Roberts Last week’s announcement by the Chinese Government that it was replacing the one child policy with a two child policy brought to light something that I hadn’t considered before: the legal limbo of “illegal” children. This NY Times article is an excellent, disturbing piece that highlights the difficulties faced by children born …Continue reading "China’s illegal children"
Editor’s note. Reports surfaced Thursday that the government will allow married Chinese couples will be allowed not one, but two children. The following comes from the office of pro-life champion Chris Smith (R-NJ) WASHINGTON, DC – “Even if the new policy allows couples to have two children—a claim that remains to be seen—the coercive population …Continue reading "China’s Coercive Population Control—Including Forced Abortion—to Continue Despite Plans to Modify Population Policy"
By Sarah Terzo Chinese nurse “Chi An” had a job enforcing the one child policy in China. She emigrated to the United States and wrote a book about her experiences. In this quote, she describes coercing women to abort their “illegal” children. “The unpleasant part began in the second half of January and was an …Continue reading "Chinese worker describes enforcing one child policy"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers Editor’s note. This statement was released last Friday. September 25, 2015, marks the 35th anniversary of China’s brutal One Child Policy. On that day, Chinese President Xi Jinping will be in Washington DC on an official state visit, and Pope Francis will be in New York addressing the United Nations. …Continue reading "Xi Jinping, Pope Francis and the 35th anniversary of China’s One Child Policy"
By Reggie Littlejohn, Founder, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers CHINA–This beautiful baby, “Eu-Meh” might never have had the chance to draw breath on this earth, just because she is a girl. She comes from a very poor farming family in the Chinese countryside, where life is harsh. Eu-Meh’s parents did not have a birth permit, so …Continue reading "Chinese Woman Resists Both Forced Abortion and Gendercide To Give Birth to her Daughter"