Government policies + sex-selection abortions multiple impact of cultural preference for boys By Dave Andrusko When the first eight words of a story are “Nothing like this has happened in human history,” it gets your attention. The rest of Simon Denyer’s and Annie Gowen’s first paragraph in their Washington Post story tells you what and …Continue reading "Gigantic imbalance among the sexes in China and India"
By Dave Andrusko Sex selection is a straightforward issue for pro-lifers but much trickier for pro-abortion “feminists.” We oppose abortion. Period. It only adds to what is already morally and ethically wrong if the motivation is the child is not the “right” sex (almost always a girl). Pro-abortion feminists want to decry a lethal preference …Continue reading "A “solution” that sidesteps the real reason for the huge male/female imbalance in India"
“The real culprit here is the two-child policy,” says PRI President Steven Mosher By Jonathan Abbamonte A woman from Anhui province in eastern China has died after her husband forced her to undergo four sex-selective abortions in a single year, according to reports from the Daily Mail, the South China Morning Post, and Huanqiu.com. The …Continue reading "Chinese Mother Dies after Husband Demands a Son, Forces Her to Have Four Abortions"
Editor’s note. This come from SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned that sex-selective abortion is seriously skewing the ratio of men to women in Armenia, according to Yahoo News. The UNFPA reported that in 2012, there were 114 boys born for every 100 girls; the …Continue reading "UN: Gendercide abortion means Armenia is heading towards “demographic crisis”"
By Sarah Terzo A pro-choicer writing about how her fellow pro-choicers should not oppose sex selection abortions: “Also, let’s just remember that we are talking about fetuses. No matter how many ultrasound pics get posted to Facebook, these are fetuses with female genitals or male genitals—not little girls and little boys. If pro-choicers object to …Continue reading "Pro-abortion writer tells pro-choicers to ‘get over’ sex selection abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Rarely would you get a headline that more accurately captures both the core of the story and the ethical implications. “The Boy Who Lived: Embryo testing is progress built on failure, termination, and tragedy. But we only hear about the happy endings.” Written by Slate’s William Saletan, the piece is a sobering …Continue reading "The cost of “progress”"
By Dave Andrusko In the short bio that accompanied “Sex Selection of Fetuses is a parental right,” Cameron English is described as a “science writer and editor from Sacramento, CA.” Writing in Policymic.com, he confidently and condescendingly informs us that the dire predictions of the impact of sex-selection abortion are “exaggerated. As it is with …Continue reading "Who Cares if “They” have sex-selection abortions?"