CHAPTER 131 — OVERPOPULATION
American Life League

For behold, the days are coming when they will say, `Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never gave suck!'

                                                                                                               Luke 23:29.

Anti-Life Philosophy.

We must cut out the cancer of population growth. Coercion? Perhaps, but coercion in a good cause [population control] ... We must be relentless in pushing for population control.

                                                          Paul Ehrlich, The Population Bomb, 1968.[1]

The world is critically overburdened with people right now. This crush of humanity is destroying the environment and detracting from everybody's quality of life.

It is absolutely essential that we slow or halt population growth by making contraception and abortion available to all of the world's women.

If we do not put the brakes on our runaway population, the use of coercion will be necessary in order to save the planet. Introduction.

Family Planning has a theme
Two children as each couples dream;
Three years after marriage, one -
Before 33 childbearing's done.
Let a small family be your goal
Just choose a method of birth control
Methods are safe and simple too
A happy future waits for you.

Poem from a Taiwanese population control pamphlet entitled "Paste Your Umbrella Before the Rain."[2]

The Malthus Manifesto.

There exists, at this very moment, a tremendous battle of minds over the vexing problem of world population vs. world food supply. This struggle, largely unnoticed by the public, has been going on ever since the British economist, the Rev. Thomas Malthus, published his landmark work Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798.

The heart of Malthus' philosophy, and the cornerstone of the population controller's credo, was contained in his book; "The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio ... By that law of our nature which makes food necessary to the life of man, the effects of these two unequal power must be kept equal. This implies a strong and constantly operating check on population from the difficulty of subsistence."

The title of the second edition of Malthus' book, published in 1826, betrayed his strong bias towards "quality of life;" An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness; With and Inquiry into Our Prospects Respecting the Future Removal or Mitigation of the Evil Which it Occasions ...

Take it to the Limit ...

The "New Malthusians" seem to delight in painting pictures of mass horrors that will inevitably befall society if various nations do not get serious about controlling their populations right now. Their predictions are almost always wrong and frequently comical.

25 years ago, Paul Ehrlich, the dean of the population scaremasters, warned us that mass starvation would strike the North American continent by the year 1985. Now, of course, the United States and Canada have tens of thousands of weight-loss clinics, and diet books routinely occupy the New York Times bestseller list.

In the 1970s, the mass media, ever ready to hitch a ride on a politically correct cause, warned us that, by 1990, huge artificial islands would be constructed in the middle of the ocean to handle the earth's exploding population; that the world's oil supplies would be completely depleted by 2000; and that the prime motivator of all wars by the year 1990 would be attacks on other nation's cached food stores.[3]

Zero Population Growth (ZPG) leaders took advantage of the media drumbeat and loudly insisted that the United States create a Bureau of Population Control.[3]

Some of the population controllers extrapolated current trends far past the point where they are physically possible in order to frighten people who were not familiar with statistical theory or demographics. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the population is unschooled in these disciplines, and so accept the bogus math of the population controllers without question.

A 1972 article by David Lytle, which was heavily circulated by Planned Parenthood-World Population, was chillingly and verbosely entitled "The Human Race Has Thirty-Five Years Left: After That, People Will Start Eating Plankton. Or People."

Other population controllers predicted that, if population growth continued at a rate of two percent annually for 650 years, there would be standing room only on the planet, with only one square foot allocated per person.[4]

In other words, the population of the world under such an absurd scenario would be 1,589 trillion persons, or 450,000 times the world population in 1972.

Even this was not the most ridiculous prediction made by the population controllers. Ansley Coale won the prize for the most ludicrous projection when he said that we are experiencing " ... a growth process which, within 65 centuries and in the absence of environmental limits, could generate a solid sphere of live bodies expanding with a radial velocity that, neglecting relativity, would equal the velocity of light."[5]

A little fiddling with numbers reveals that this would be equivalent to 23,891 trillion trillion trillion trillion trillion (23,891,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) people, or more than the number of atoms in the known universe!

Such statistical extrapolations obviously have no bearing on reality whatever and are entirely useless for any purpose other than scaring people.

Opposing Viewpoints.

Intellectuals who are interested in the population 'problem' have gravitated towards two poles. A minority insists that it is indeed possible for the world population to continue to grow almost without restraint, because we could feed as many as 50 billion people comfortably if we could just remove all of the existing barriers to food production and distribution.

This is an unrealistic viewpoint. Inevitably, the world population will indeed exceed the food supply, even if production and distribution methods operate under ideal conditions. At the rate the world population is growing, we would reach the 50 billion limit in about 150 years. What would we do then? How could we possibly overcome the momentum of such massive population growth? Any measures taken to limit population growth would be much more severe under such a scenario than they would be today. And, of course, any population-limiting or reducing disaster would be much worse indeed than under current conditions.

The other viewpoint of those interested in population problems is much more practical. It is also terrifying. Those who hold this view have the primary or secondary goal of limiting population at any cost, and include members of the Rockefeller Foundation, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, UNICEF, Zero Population Growth (ZPG), and many others organizations. This extensive, vastly wealthy, and very influential cartel is so bold in its work, and so convinced that it are right, that it doesn't even bother to conceal or package its activities in a more attractive and appealing format any more.

So the fundamental question remains: Where is the middle ground between a planetwide sewer and the dreaded Uterus Police (a la the People's Republic of China)? The Environmental Agitators.

[Environmental groups] are missing the boat because picking up the garbage is not the issue, having sewage treatment plants is not the issue — those are really details of the bigger issue. It's like trying to talk about a pimple when you really have cancer.

                                                                                           Jean-Michel Cousteau.[6]

Introduction.

As described in Chapter 91, "Animal Rights and Environmentalism," some people believe that Man has no particular status on this earth, and that he is just another animal who must take into consideration all the other animals when making any decisions regarding his own welfare.

This all sounds logical from a Humanistic point of view, but when people begin to see themselves as morally equal to or even lower than animals, a certain inevitable depressive world outlook must result. After all, if we are not the supreme creation of God, then we are a cancer. If we do not occupy a privileged place on this earth, we occupy the lowest rung of existence because of our unparalleled ability to destroy other species. If we desire to escape responsibility in sexual and other matters, we may assuage our consciences by accepting culpability for 'destroying' our planet — a psychological ploy that allows us to take no concrete action other than being politically correct in our speech.

Despairing Statements.

This attitude is reflected in many statements made by animal rights activists like Ingrid Newkirk, who once said that "We [humans] have grown like a cancer. We're the biggest blight on the face of the earth."[7] Although not an activist by any means, even United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once remarked that "I see no reason for attributing to man a significance different in kind from that which belongs to a baboon or a grain of sand."[8]

Some environmentalists even wish for death, not only for themselves, but for the entire human race. For them, the world is an unending circus of horrors, to be endured and survived until the blessed release afforded by the end of their lives.

Bill McKibben writes in The End of Nature that 

We are not interested in the utility of a particular species or free-flowing river, or ecosystem, to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value to me than another human body, or a billion of them. Human happiness, and certainly human fecundity, are not as important as a wild and healthy planet ... Somewhere along the line — at about a billion years ago, maybe half that — we quit the contract and became a cancer. We have become a plague upon ourselves and upon the earth ... Until such time as homo sapiens should decide to rejoin nature, some of us can only hope for the right virus to come along.[9]

Vehemently Yours. 

Perhaps the most extreme statement of this nihilistic philosophy was made by what has to be the world's ultimate anti-life group — The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement, or VHEMT, pronounced "vehement" for short. Anti-people crusader Les U. Knight, Portland, Oregon substitute teacher and founder of VHEMT, says in his newsletter These Exit Times, that 

The hopeful alternative to the extinction of millions of species of plants and animals is the voluntary extinction of one species: Homo sapiens — us ... When every human makes the moral choice to live long and die out, Earth will be allowed to return to its former glory. Each time another one of us decides not to add another one of us to the burgeoning billions already squatting on this ravaged planet, another ray of hope shines through the gloom ... No matter what you're doing to improve life on planet Earth, I think you'll find that phasing out the human race will increase your chance of success.[10]

Knight seems not to notice that people will have a hard time 'improving life on planet Earth' if there are no people left to do the work!

One Expression of the Worldview. 

One strange manifestation of the extreme animal rights/ environmental worldview is that such activists are uniformly pro-abortion. They turn pale at the thought of inflicting any discomfort or damage upon animals or even upon inanimate objects, but shrug indifferently when confronted with the specter of a late-term unborn baby writhing in agony as it is torn limb from limb by the steel instruments of the abortionist.

Molly Yard, former president of the National Organization for Women, neatly tied abortion and radical environmentalism together when she said that "The abortion question is not just about women's rights, but about life on the planet — environmental catastrophe awaits the world if the population continues to grow at its present rate."[11]

The following environmental and animal-rights organizations have gone on record as favoring repeal of the Mexico City Policy and restoration of Federal funding to the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), the chief architect of China's one-child population control policy. This program includes mass forced sterilization and abortion, as described in Chapter 50 of Volume II, "Forced Abortions."

PRO-ABORTION ENVIRONMENTAL AND ANIMAL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

Defenders of Wildlife
Environmental Action
Environmental Policy Institute *
Friends of the Earth (FOE) *
Global Tomorrow Coalition
Izaak Walton League
National Audobon Society *
National Parks and Conservation Association
National Wildlife Federation
Natural Resources Council of America
Natural Resources Defense Council
Renew America
Sierra Club *
The Oceanic Society
The Wilderness Society
Trout Unlimited
Union of Concerned Scientists

* Identified as an "Organization Working to Solve Population Problems" on pages 246 and 247 of Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich's 1990 book entitled The Population Explosion.

These environmental groups claim that they only favor "family planning" and "population control." However, their leadership is fully aware of the fact that the Mexico City Policy and the cutoff of funds to the UNFPA only affected those "population control" programs that funded coerced abortions. The Anti-Natalist Bigots Speak.

Birth control is the one sin for which the penalty is national death, race death; a sin for which there is no atonement.

                                                                                               Teddy Roosevelt.[12]

Panic Personified. 

The population guru's books are masterpieces of hysteria. Even their titles hint (scream?) at the philosophy of the authors — Men or Insects? by Alfred Fabre-Luce; Breeding Ourselves to Death by Larry Lader; Standing Room Only by Karl Sax; Population on the Loose by Elmer Pendell; The Case for Compulsory Birth Control by Edgar R. Chasteen; and, of course, Paul Ehrlich's shoddy 'work,' The Population Bomb.

The outlandish solutions and proposals put forth by these popcon devotees border on the ridiculous; they are certainly nothing that a free society would accept, much less a Christian society.

The Common Anti-Catholic Thread. 

These 'works' prominently feature a single common thread: A total and irrational hate of the Catholic Church (the Neoliberal term for this attitude is "bigotry").

Elmer Pendell denounces the "Cardinal's breeding program," allegedly promulgated to gain political control in the United States; he also asserts that "The Catholic hierarchy favors war as a method of keeping population and resources in balance," states as a fact that "One characteristic of Catholic countries is gnawing hunger," and, like Maggie Sanger, philosophizes that 

The Catholics are promulgating a breeding program to gain political control in the United States. In the poorer countries, they favor war as a method of keeping population and resources in balance. In these poor countries, the denser population is denser because the dumber Catholics and dumber others are having so many dumb children — so the major influence of the Catholic's campaign against birth control is that they trade away their smart Catholics and get dumb ones.

Just try substituting the word "Jew" or "Black" for the word "Catholic" in the above quote and see what kind of a reaction you get!

The pro-abortionists are certainly not above slandering the Catholic Church in pursuit of their goals. Dr. Bernard Nathanson gives us a rare 'insider's' look at the anti-Catholic bigots as he describes part of a 1969 conversation he had with fellow abortophile Larry Lader, in his book Aborting America

Historically, every revolution has to have its villain ... Now, in our case, it makes little sense to lead a campaign only against unjust laws, even though that's what we really are doing. We have to narrow the focus, identify those unjust laws with a person or a group of people ... There's always been one group of people in this country associated with reactionary politics, behind-the-scenes manipulations, socially backward ideas. You know who I mean, Bernie ... the Catholic hierarchy. That's a small enough group to come down on, and anonymous enough so that no names ever have to be mentioned ...

Biophobia and Self-Hate.

We [humans] have grown like a cancer. We're the biggest blight on the face of the earth.

Ingrid Newkirk, Director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).[13]

The Root of All Evils. 

When we turn away from God, we lose the hope that He offers us. If we fail to recognize the soul within us, we become just another animal, undeserving of any special respect or consideration. Man's value or lack of value then depends solely upon his perceived impact upon Gaia, the "Goddess Earth."

This hopeless worldview is reflected in the statements of antinatalist activists in every field.

Edgar Chasteen asserted in his ominously-named book The Case for Compulsory Birth Control that "Soon the world may well be engulfed by indescribable horrors as these nations of the starving are crushed under the weight of their teeming populations."

Chasteen's suggested law mandating sterilization and birth control is shown in Figure 131-1.

FIGURE 131-1
EDGAR CHASTEEN'S PROPOSED COMPULSORY FAMILY PLANNING MEASURES

PUBLIC LAW NUMBER _____: 
REVERSIBLE FERTILITY IMMUNIZATION

As of January 1, 1975, it shall be unlawful for any American family to give birth to more than two children. Any family already having two or more natural children on that date shall not be allowed to give birth to another. Toward this end, it is hereby lawfully determined that all Americans above the age of 10 years will, at least one year prior to the aforementioned date, present himself/herself for reversible immunization against fertility at a local county health department or physician's office. An official "Certificate of Immunization" shall be issued to and in the name of each citizen so treated. Said certification shall be signed by the authorized medical practitioner who administers the immunization, and shall be entered into the official records of the county in which immunization occurred. After marriage, any citizen may present himself/herself at a local county health department or physician's office and obtain a fertility restorer. At the birth of the second child, immunity against fertility shall be readministered to both parents. If the first birth shall be multiple, no other births shall be permitted to that mother, and both parents shall thereupon be re-immunized.

Reference: Edgar R. Chasteen. The Case for Compulsory Birth Control. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1971.

Perpetual population controller Paul Ehrlich asserted in his 1968 pulp scare novel The Population Bomb that "We must cut out the cancer of population growth."[1] The United States Department of State was even more direct, asserting that "[Mankind is] the cancer of the planet."[14]

This 'biophobia,' or fear of human life, is generally an infection suffered by those who approve of or use artificial contraception, abortion, and euthanasia. It is also vividly portrayed in many of their articles and books. Some quotes that reflect this twisted worldview are listed in Figure 131-2.

FIGURE 131-2
THREATS AND PROMISES OF COERCION BY THE POPULATION CONTROLLERS

(1) Parenthood is not an inherent right but a privilege granted by society which may legitimately limit that privilege. (2) Every American family has a right to two children and no more. (3) The U.S. Congress must act to limit parenthood to two children and adopt a crash program of birth control (this includes abortion) that will be sufficient to accomplish this objective without using criminal sanctions.

Excerpt from a resolution adopted by the National Board of Zero Population Growth (ZPG) in September 1969. Quoted in Randy Engel. "A Pro-Life Report on Population Growth and the American Future." 54 pages, 1972, page 45.

Planning to prevent over-population of the earth must include the practice of euthanasia, either negative or positive ... Therefore, since we must restrict the rate of population increase, we should also be giving careful consideration to the quality as well as the quantity of people generated ... We doubtless will not get support from all religious groups and it would be best not to force these and other disagreeing groups to conform unless non-conformity would affect society or significant segments of it too adversely.

Robert H. Williams, M.D. "Numbers, Types and Duration of Human Lives." Northwest Medicine, July 1970, pages 493 to 496.

We must cut out the cancer of population growth. Coercion? Perhaps, but coercion in a good cause [population control] ... We must be relentless in pushing for population control.

Paul Ehrlich. The Population Bomb. New York: Ballantine, 1968. Pages 180 and 181.

Every babe's birth diminishes me ... [obstetricians should discourage fertility] in order to diminish the amount of adult stupidity, which itself is a form of social pollution, and a most dangerous one ... Some form of community coercion — gentle or severe, explicit or cryptic — will have to be employed." 

Garrett Hardin. "Everybody's Guilty: The Ecological Dilemma." California Medicine, November 1970, pages 42 and 45 to 46.

It has been concluded that mandatory population control laws, even those requiring compulsory abortion, could be sustained under our existing Constitution if the population crisis became sufficiently compelling to endanger the society. A few consider the situation already serious enough to justify some forms of compulsion ... A massive campaign must be launched to restore a quality environment in North America and to de-develop the United States.

Paul Ehrlich, Population, Resources, Environment (1970). Quoted in Brent Bozell. "Environmental Inaccuracy: Who Cares?" Conservative Chronicle, June 17, 1992, page 18.

As a first step in this direction [of achieving zero population growth], it would be necessary for the family planning movement to enlarge its objectives ... from enabling couples to achieve the number of children desired to inducing them to have a number of children consistent with a zero-rate of population growth.

Philip Hauser. "Non-Family Planning Methods of Population Control." From the proceedings of the International Conference of Family Planning, Dacca, 1969. Described in Nancy B. Spannaus, Molly Hammett Kronberg, and Linda Everett (Editors). How to Stop the Resurgence of Nazi Euthanasia Today. Transcripts of the International Club of Life Conference, Munich, West Germany, June 11-12, 1988. Executive Intelligence Review Special Report, September 1988. EIR, Post Office Box 17390, Washington, D.C. 20041-0390.

A large family can no longer in itself be viewed as a social contribution. If the parents of three children decide to have a fourth, it should be with the full awareness that they are choosing to indulge their personal desires at the expense of the welfare of their society.

Lincoln H. Day and Alice Taylor Day. Too Many Americans. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1964. Pages 133 to 135 and 233.

I promise to have no more than two children, or no more than my nation suggests.

Ted Turner. This is the third of Turner's "Ten Voluntary Initiatives," quoted in Charles Trueheart. "Ted Turner Updates Moses: Cable Mogul Delivers Ten Commandments." The Washington Post, October 31, 1989, pages C1 nd C6.

Paul Ehrlich, quoted in Figure 131-2, states that we must have abortion on demand, mandatory comprehensive sex education from the earliest possible moment, and "responsibility prizes" for those in childless marriages. We must also pour a "mass sterilizing agent" in all water reservoirs, we must penalize heavily all "irresponsible" married couples with more than one child, and on and on and on ...

These frightening people see man as cancer, plague, and pestilence; how different from the inspiring vision of man set forth by God! 

The Situation in the United States.

Every man's death diminishes me.

                                                                                            John Donne, 1631.[15]

Every babe's birth diminishes me.

                                                                                        Garrett Hardin, 1970.[16]

Tools for Depopulation. 

Nobody in their right mind will seriously argue that the United States is overpopulated. Instead, the emphasis is cleverly shifted to the topic of how much of the world's resources we selfishly consume, and how overcrowded and hungry other nations are.

While we were distracted by horrific scenes from blighted areas of the world, the popcon fanatics emplaced and deployed the tools for government-enforced population control in our country. In 1967, Congress allocated its first $50 million for domestic population control and family planning programs. The Family Planning Services and Population Research Act of 1970 allocated $382 million for domestic population control.

The Commission on Population Growth and the American Future, packed entirely with pro-abortion and anti-natalist activists, made its stance official in 1972 by stating baldly that "We have concluded that no substantial benefits would result from continued growth of the nation's population." And, of course, the Supreme Court presented us with abortion on demand in 1973.

Stamps for Eunuchs. 

Even the United States Postal Service has gotten into the act. On March 17, 1972, it unveiled its new eight-cent "Family Planning" stamp at the winter meeting of the Planned Parenthood-World Population Board of Directors in New York City. The Postal Service announced that "The new stamp will serve as a reminder for all members of our society of the current world environmental situation and the need for planning to have a better America and a better world."[17]

This stamp showed a perfectly groomed, White, "gender-balanced" family joyously embarking on the wide and smooth road to the Brave New World, as shown below.

Crude But Effective. 

This anti-natalist propaganda has been extremely effective in our country, as shown in the demographic bar charts in Chapter 48 of Volume II, "Demographic Effects of Abortion." Our country has not attained a replacement birthrate in more than 15 years. Women have been constantly bombarded with the message "STOP HAVING BABIES!!"

For more information about how the scourge of abortion has decimated the United States and world populations, see Chapter 57 of Volume II, "International Abortion Situation."

Abortion is now an act of honor, performed and endured gladly for the greater good of the planet. Catholic women have been conned into giving up their religion and have been given an excuse to turn to artificial contraception. "Christians" everywhere have come to believe that abortion and artificial birth control are the least of several evils. Child-killing has been turned from a mortal sin into a moral and sacred duty.

The Propagandists Agitate. 

Propagandists are in the forefront of any Neoliberal social revolution, regardless of whether it is a drive euthanasia, homosexuality, abortion — or population control.

A propaganda campaign consists of two parts: Presenting one view and censoring opposing opinions.

Antinatalist strategists are already preparing our children for indoctrination in various coercive population control measures, as described in Chapter 114, "Homeschooling."

They are also struggling to insure that our children are not exposed to any kind of influence that would encourage them to have children when they grow up and marry.

One such example of censorship was provided by the National Association for Optional Parenthood (NAOP), which launched its "Pronatalism in Textbooks Project" in the late 1970s. The following excerpts were taken from a letter that NAOP mailed to its members.

Thank you for your interest in the Pronatalism in Textbooks Project and for volunteering your assistance. With your help and that of others we will be able to further the principle goal of this project; the elimination of pronatalist content in textbooks and children's books.

At this point, we need people to examine textbooks and evaluate them for pronatalist content ...

Pronatalism refers to social and economic systems and attitudes that exalt the role of parent and assume or encourage parenthood for all ... Pronatalism can lead to sexist stereotyping; limited roles, especially for women; overpopulation; inadequate or abusive parenting; feelings of inadequacy or ostracism for couples who, by choice or fate, have no children and are a "two-person family.

Pronatalism is sometimes so subtle that we often are unaware of its existence. The following criteria will be helpful in identifying pronatalism in textbooks; 3. Definition of family to exclude couples without children. 5. Large families favored over one-child or no child families. 6. Failure to discuss family planning when appropriate. 8. Theories of "maternal instinct" or maternity as central to women's lives. 10. Bias against abortion ...[18]

NAOP's Advisory Council reads like a horror buff's lineup of celebrities: It numbers among its many members Lee Salk, Alvin Toffler, Geraldo Rivera, Paul Ehrlich, and Shirley MacLaine.

NAOP even went so far as to whine about Holiday Inn's "Kids Eat Free" program, claiming that "The symbolic message in policies of this kind may be interpreted as "approval" for parenthood, there being no comparable benefits for those without children."[19] 

The Plague of 'Contraceptive Imperialism.'

It is the moral obligation of the developed nations to provide ... birth control techniques to the developing portions of the globe.

                                                                          Humanist Manifesto II, Article 15.

Third World aid without birth control is like trying to pour water uphill.

Columnist Hobart Rowen, The Washington Post, September 15, 1988.

Introduction. 

The anti-life philosophy asserts that, in order for a nation to advance economically or socially, every country must control its population. This objective is supposedly paramount, and therefore any means necessary may be used to implement it, even if such means include widespread coercion. The truth of the matter is even more fundamental: If developing nations do not control their populations, then the commercial interests of the United States will be at risk.

Dr. Charles Ravenholt, Director of the Population Office, candidly explained that 

Population control is needed to maintain the normal operation of United States commercial interests around the world. Without our trying to help those countries with their economic and social development, the world could rebel against the strong United States commercial presence. The self interest thing is a compelling element. If the population explosion proceeds unchecked, it will cause such terrible economic conditions abroad that revolutions will ensue. And revolutions are scarcely ever beneficial to the interests of the United States.[20]

This condescending attitude is at the heart of the West's "contraceptive imperialism." We have been scared into believing in the phenomenon of "differential fertility:" i.e., if we don't do something fast, we Americans will be inundated with all of those "colored" people from those poor, backward nations (like Mexico). And, even worse, these "colored" people might even revolt against U.S. commercial control of their economies and might even become (gasp!) financially independent!

Obviously, contraceptive imperialism is, by its very nature, racist.

More than two decades ago, feminist writer Lynn Phillips recognized the strong link between 'population aid' and external coercion and control, and the connection obviously made her distinctly uneasy; 

[Birth control] is an international strategy in application throughout the world; in Vietnam population control of uncontrollables takes the form of outright genocide, but in Latin America, India, here, and in American colonies, birth control is the favored method ... If there is any truth to the idea of a genocide campaign against black and other minority women, our sisterly concern for [illegal] abortion victims begins to look like a blind.[21]

Agencies and Their Deadly Work. 

In particular, United States official and quasi-official bureaucracies, in the form of Planned Parenthood, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and many others as named in Figure 131-3, believe that our way of life is inherently superior to any other way of life, and the means for converting everyone into a infinitely consuming society can be found in contraception.

FIGURE 131-3
ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS
SUPPORTING ANTINATALIST INTERNATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAMS

Academy for Educational Development (AED)[1]
Africare, Inc.[1]
Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI)[1]
American Medical Association (AMA)[2]
American Academy of Health Administration[2]
American Academy of Pediatrics[2]
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)[2]
American Association for Voluntary Sterilization (AVS)
American Association of University Women (AAUW)[2]
American Baptist Churches USA[2]
American Civil Liberties Union, Reproductive Freedom Project (ACLU)[1]
American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians[2]
American Ethical Union[2]
American Genetic Association[2]
American Home Economics Association[2]
American Pharmaceutical Association[2]
American Psychiatric Association[2]
American Public Health Association (APHA)[1]
Americans for Democratic Action[2]
The Asia Foundation[1]
Association for Population/Family Planning and Information Centers
   (APFPIC)[1]
Association for Voluntary Surgical Contraception (AVSC)[1,2]
CARE, Inc.[2]
Carnegie Foundation
'Catholics' for Free Choice (CFFC)[1]
Center for Population and Family Health, Columbia University (CPFH)[1]
Center for Population Options (CPO)[1]
Center for War/Peace Studies[2]
Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
Church World Service, National Council of Churches[1]
Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in 
   Demography (CICRED)[1]
Constitutional Rights Foundation[2]
Contraceptive Research and Development Program, Eastern Virginia 
   Medical School (CONRAD)
Council on Economic Priorities[2]
Council on Environmental Quality[2]
Council of Population and Environment[2]
The D.K. Tyagi Fund[1]
Development Associates[1]
Development Services International of Canada (DSI)[1]
Dual & Associates, Inc.[1]
East-West Population Institute, East-West Center[1]
Family Care International, Inc. (FCI)[1]
Family Health International[1]
Family Planning International Assistance (FPIA)[1]
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)[1]
Ford Foundation
Friends of the Earth (FOE)[2]
The Futures Group[1]
Genetics Society of America[2]
Girls Clubs of America[2]
Global Committee of Parliamentarians on Population and Development[1]
Global Tomorrow Coalition, Inc. (GTC)[1]
Health Services International, Inc. (HSI)[1]
Institute for Resource Development, Westinghouse (IRD)[1]
International Council on Management of Population Programmes 
   (ICOMP)[1]
International Federation for Family Life Promotion (IFFLP)[1]
International Health Program, Tulane University[1]
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)[1]
International Labor Organization (ILO)[1]
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)[1,2]
International Projects Assistance Services (IPAS)[1]
International Science and Technology Institute, Inc. (ISTI)[1]
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)[1]
International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC)[1]
Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning,
Inc. (JOICFP)[1]
John Short & Associates, Inc. (JS&A)[1]
John Snow, Inc. (JSI)[1]
Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and
   Obstetrics (JHPIEGO)[1]
Johns Hopkins University, Population Communication Services (PCS)[1]
Johns Hopkins University, Population Information Program (PIP)[1]
League of Women Voters[2]
Los Angeles Regional Family Planning Council (LARFPC)[1]
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)[1]
Margaret Sanger Center[1]
Marie Stopes International (MSI)[1]
National Abortion Federation (NAF)[1]
National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL)[1]
National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Population (NAS)[1]
National Audobon Society[1,2]
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association, Inc.
   (NFPRHA)[1]
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)[1]
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)[2]
National Resources Defense Council[2]
Negative Population Growth (NPG)[2]
Office of Population Research, Princeton University (OPR)[1]
Peace Science Society International[2]
Pathfinder Fund[1]
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)[2]
Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada (PPFC)[2]
Population Association of America (PAA)[1]
Population Communication (PC)[1]
Population Communications International (PCI)[1]
Population Concern[1]
Population Council[1]
Population Crisis Committee[1,2]
Population-Environmental Balance[1]
Population Institute
Population Planning and International Health[1]
Population Reference Bureau (PRB)[1]
Population Resource Center (PRC)[1]
Population Services International (PSI)[1,2]
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)[1]
Program for International Training in Health, University of North Carolina
   (INTRAH)[1]
Project HOPE[2]
RAND Corporation[1]
'Religious' Coalition for Abortion Rights (RCAR)[1]
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)[1]
RONCO Consulting Corporation[1]
Rockefeller Foundation
Sex Information and Educational Council of the United States (SIECUS)[2]
Sierra Club[1]
Social Development Center (SDC)[1]
Transnational Family Research Institute (TFRI)[1]
Triton Corporation[1]
United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs
   (UNDIESA)[1]
United Nations Department of Technical Cooperation for Development[1]
United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations World Health Organization (WHO)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
United States Fund for Population Activities (USFPA)[1]
United States Jaycees[2]
University Research Corporation (URC)[1]
Western Consortium for Public Health[1]
The Wilderness Society[2]
The Wildlife Society[2]
World Bank[1]
World Federalists, U.S.A.[2]
World Federation of Health Agencies for Voluntary Surgical Contraception
   (WF/SC)[1]
World Health Organization (WHO)[1]
World Medical Association[2]
World Neighbors[1]
World Population Society (WPS)[1]
World Resources Institute (WRI)[1]
Worldwatch Institute[1]
Young Women's 'Christian' Association[2]
Zero Population Growth (ZPG)[1,2]

[1] Groups listed as "Nongovernmental Organizations in International Population and Family Planning" in the Population Briefing Paper, December 1988, issued by the Population Crisis Committee, 1120 19th Street NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036-3605. 
[2] Groups listed as "Sponsoring Organizations" at the antinatalist conference entitled "The International Convocation on the World Population Crisis." This conference was sponsored by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and was held June 19th and 20th, 1974 at the Hotel Americana in New York City. All of the individuals listed above were sponsors of this conference.

PROMINENT POPULATION CONTROLLERS IN GOVERNMENT AND ACADEMIA: 

Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm, 
Congressman Ronald V. Dellums, 
Congressman Pierre S. Du Pont, 
John Kenneth Galbraith, 
Senator Philip A. Hart, 
Senator Mark O. Hatfield, 
Governor Walter J. Hickel, 
Senator Henry M. Jackson, 
Senator Edward F. Kennedy, 
Governor Tom McCall, 
Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink, 
Senator Walter F. Mondale, 
Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder, 
Governor Milton J. Shapp, 
Senator Robert Taft, Jr., 
Ambassador Sol M. Linowitz, 
Mayor John V. Lindsay of New York City, 
Mrs. Vincent Astor, 
Paul R. Ehrlich, 
Henry Ford II, 
   and 
Nobel Prize Winners Alva and Gunnar Myrdal.

Perhaps the most important antinatalist conference took place on June 19th and 20th, 1974 at the Hotel Americana in New York City. It was sponsored by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and was entitled "The International Convocation on the World Population Crisis."

It is interesting to note that many of the distinguished population controllers that were present at this conference were also members of activist eugenics groups and were uniformly pro-abortion and pro-euthanasia (see Chapter 105, "Eugenics," for a listing of these eugenics organizations). Most of the population controllers named in Figure 131-3 are still very active today. A partial list of "Convocation Sponsors" is listed in the same figure, and is very revealing.

More than 100 anti-life groups were listed as "Sponsoring Organizations" at this conference, and this roll call read like a Who's Who of pro-abortion groups.

Try to imagine the colossal wealth and influence that can be marshalled by these people, who currently have an aggregate personal net worth of more than five billion dollars, and the anti-life organizations, whose aggregate annual budget exceeds a total of ten billion dollars! Notice that the sponsors alone include 15 United States Senators, Congressmen, Governors and Ambassadors, and try to imagine how their belief in abortion and population control affects this country's legislation.

The incredible combined magnitude of the activities of these organizations can be hinted at by examining the programs funded by just one of them over a period of just one year.

In 1987, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), spent $720,684 to purchase abortifacient contraceptives in Jamaica; contributed $700,000 to a World Bank project that established 18 sterilization facilities in Kenya; contributed $1,800,000 to another World Bank project in Malawi for the development of sterilization services; financed for $795,569 an UNFPA and World Health Organization (WHO) project that expanded mobile sterilization units in Nepal; funded for $37,116 a UNFPA project in Rwanda that supplied abortifacients; funded for $21,657 another UNFPA project in conjunction with the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in Tanzania that provided abortifacients; funded a stockpile of contraceptives in Zimbabwe; and sponsored the formation of committees in 15 African nations to expand contraception, abortion and sterilization, and attack indigenous family values.[22]

The Fatal Flaw. 

Mahatma Gandhi, whose country has been a population control battleground since the turn of the century, struck at the heart of the matter when he pointed out that

If it is contended that birth control is necessary for the nation because of overpopulation, I dispute the proposition. It has never been proved. In my opinion, by a proper land system, better agriculture, and a supplementary industry, this country is capable of supporting twice as many people as there are in it today.

I am totally opposed to artificial means of controlling the birthrate, and it is not possible for me to congratulate you or your co-workers on having brought into being a league whose activities, if successful, can only do great moral injury to the people. I wish I could convince you and your co-workers to disband the league and devote your energy to a better purpose. You will pardon for giving my opinion in a decisive manner.[23]

When asked about the possibility of the United States government getting into population control, President Dwight D. Eisenhower replied that "I cannot imagine anything more emphatically a subject that is not a proper political or governmental activity or function or responsibility."[24] Eisenhower, of course, changed his mind later.

Differential fertility certainly will lead to a vastly different world socioeconomic picture before very long. Moslems, among others, recognize very clearly that there is more than one way to conquer the world. As Atifa Dawat, an Iranian delegate to the July 1985 conference entitled "Forum '85," in Nairobi, Kenya, stated, "The more children we have, the better. When there are enough Moslems in the world, then we will have world victory."[25]

The United States would like to exert control by the opposite means; by convincing Third World women to stop having babies.

The Process of Emasculation. 

The story is the same on every continent and in every country that has been subverted by the West's "contraceptive imperialism." The process of corrupting and destroying the morals, traditions, and religious beliefs of "less developed" countries invariably follows the seven-step sequence outlined in Figure 131-4.

FIGURE 131-4
THE SEVEN-STEP STRATEGY FOR FOREIGN POPULATION CONTROL

(1) First of all the national legislature is targeted. They must be forced or persuaded to accept the equation that SMALL FAMILIES = PROGRESS, which is alleged to mean equality with the West, the ultimate goal of all proper nationalistic striving. 

(2) Once approval for contraception is gained "for family planning purposes," the country is literally flooded with pills, IUDs, abortifacients such as the injectable Depo-Provera, and, most deadly of all, the 'family planning' experts, who maintain a hawklike vigilance to insure that nothing goes awry. 

(3) A massive propaganda campaign, which is now paid for by the State, is launched. Its purpose is to convince the people to abandon their 'backward' and 'unsophisticated' lifestyles and embrace the idea that unrestricted sex is desirable. The groundwork for abortion on demand, paid for by the State, begins to be laid. 

(4) Since the ultimate objective of the "popcon" experts is zero (or even negative) population growth, sterilization is next. Incentives are offered for male and female neutering, and camps are set up to facilitate extensive sterilization programs. Often, women are involuntarily sterilized as they are having their second child. 

(5) Since contraception very frequently fails, abortion becomes a necessary backup, naturally only for the "hard cases." The population planners are careful to leave plenty of restrictions on abortion. 

(6) The restrictions on abortion are eliminated, one by one, for "humanitarian" reasons. Once step (5) has been taken, this is a remarkably easy process. 

(7) Once respect for unborn life has been sufficiently eroded, the movement to legalize euthanasia only for the "hard cases" begins.

These programs have been devastatingly effective. Figure 131-5 shows the impacts of population control programs on 16 countries that now possess 61 percent of the world's population. Each has experienced a steep drop in fertility over the past thirty years. The People's Republic of China (PRC), the world's most populous country, has had a 56% decline in fertility since 1960, from 5.5 children per family to 2.4 children per family. This is largely a result of the coercive Chinese population program, which is described in detail in Chapter 50 of Volume II, "Forced Abortions."

FIGURE 131-5
FERTILITY REDUCTION IN POPULOUS COUNTRIES

[A medium text size on your computer's 'view' setting is recommended, otherwise, the tables may be discombobulated.]

             FERTILITY RATE (CHILDREN PER
                        COMPLETED FAMILY)               DECLINE IN

                         Fertility             Fertility                    PERCENT,
 
                          in 1990              in 1960                    1960 to 1990
     
                     Replacement Rate = 2.2

Mexico                   3.5                      7.0                             48%
Malaysia                 2.9                      6.9                             58%
Turkey                    3.7                      6.8                             46%
Colombia                2.9                      6.8                             57%
Egypt                      4.7                      6.7                             30%
Peru                        3.7                      6.6                             44%
Thailand                  2.2                      6.6                             67%
Taiwan                   1.8                       6.5                             74%
Singapore               1.6                       6.3                            75%
India                       3.8                       6.2                            39%
Brazil                      3.2                       6.2                            48%
South Korea           2.2                       6.0                            63%
Sri Lanka                2.4                       5.9                            59%
Indonesia                3.3                       5.6                            41%
P. R. China             2.4                       5.5                            56%
Cuba                      1.7                       4.7                             64% 

Notes. "Total fertility rate" is defined as the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years (usually taken to mean age 44) and, at each year of childbearing age, they experience the average birth rates for each country. If a country's population is to be stable, the total fertility rate must be 2.20. References. (1) Jodi L. Jacobsen. Planning the Global Family (Worldwatch Paper 80). The sixteen countries shown possess 61 percent of the world's population. (2) United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Reference Data Book and Guide to Sources, Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. 1990 (110th Edition). Table 1,440, "Vital Statistics, 1989, and Projections, 2000 — Selected Countries."

It seems that economic prosperity, when teamed with a propaganda saturation campaign, is by far the most effective means of population control. Figure 131-5 shows that the fertility rate of Singapore has plunged from 6.3 children per family to 1.6 children per family, a 75 percent decrease in 30 years.

Figure 131-6 shows the current rates of fertility for a number of developed and developing nations. It is interesting to note that Europe is literally dying; every country but one (Ireland) has a below-replacement birth rate. In other words, if a fence was built around the continent of Europe, allowing no immigration or emigration, the continent would be completely unpopulated within twenty generations.

FIGURE 131-6
1990 FERTILITY RATES IN DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

                                                                         1990 FERTILITY 
              
Replacement                                  RATE (CHILDREN PER 
                
Rate = 2.2                                   COMPLETED FAMILY)

Hong Kong                                                                     1.42
Germany, Italy                                                                1.50
Denmark, Austria                                                            1.54
Switzerland, Netherlands                                                 1.57
Belgium                                                                           1.60
Canada, Greece                                                              1.69
Sweden, Spain                                                                1.73
Japan, United Kingdom                                                   1.76
France, Portugal                                                             1.80
United States                                                                  1.87
Australia                                                                         1.93
Poland                                                                            2.21
Soviet Union                                                                   2.40
People's Republic of China (PRC)                                   2.44
Argentina                                                                        2.78
Brazil                                                                              3.16
Mexico                                                                           3.57
India                                                                               3.79 

 

Notes. "Total fertility rate" is defined as the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years (usually taken to mean age 44) and, at each year of childbearing age, they experience the average birth rates for each country. If a country's population is to be stable, the total fertility rate must be 2.20. The above 25 countries contain 3,250 million people, or 65% of the world's population. Reference: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Reference Data Book and Guide to Sources, Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. 1990 (110th Edition), 991 pages. Table 1,440, "Vital Statistics, 1989, and Projections, 2000 — Selected Countries."

Figure 131-7 summarizes the worldwide impact that the population controllers have had. Planetary population growth has declined from 2.1 percent per year for the period 1966-1970 to a projected 1.5 percent per year for the period 1996-2000 a 29 percent decrease.

FIGURE 131-7 HISTORICAL AND PROJECTED WORLD POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS

                                                     Population in Millions
                  1960     1965    1970    1975    1980    1985     1990    1995    2000
North 
   America    199       214      226      239      252      264       275      287      297
Central 
   America      71         83        95      108      122      137       154      173      190
South 
   America    146       168       191     216      242      273       297      327      356
Europe         425       444       460     474      484      492       499      506      512
Soviet 
   Union        214       231       243     254     266       278       292      304      315
Africa           293       330       375     427     491       566       645      751      872
Asia          1,685     1,871   2,112   2,364  2,593    2,831    3,058  3,304   3,549
Oceania         16          17         19       21       23         24         26       28        30
WORLD  3,049    3,358     3,721  4,103  4,473   4,865    5,246   5,680   6,121

                  1960     1965    1970    1975    1980    1985     1990    1995    2000

Population Distribution by Area Development 
   More Developed
                   
945   1,002    1,049  1,096    1,136   1,173    1,208   1,240  1,268 
   Less Developed
                
2,104   2,356    2,672  3,007    3,336   3,692    4,038   4,440  4,853 

Population Distribution by Sex 
   Males   
1,526   1,681   1,863   2,056   2,244   2,443     2,634  2,870  3,099 
   Females
1,523   1,677   1,858   2,047   2,229   2,422    2,612   2,810  3,022

                                                      Growth Rate in Percent
                             1961-  1966-  1971-  1976-  1981-  1986-  1991-  1996-
                             1965    1970   1975    1980   1985    1990   1995    2000 

North America        1.5      1.1      1.1       1.1       0.9       0.8       0.8       0.7 
Central America      2.8      2.7      2.5       2.4       2.3       2.3       2.3       1.9 
South America        2.7      2.6      2.4       2.4       2.3       1.9       1.7       1.7 
Europe                    0.9      0.7      0.6       0.4       0.3       0.3       0.3       0.2 
Soviet Union           1.5      1.0      0.9       0.9       0.9       0.9       0.8       0.7 
Africa                      2.4      2.5      2.6       2.7       2.8       2.6       3.1       3.0 
Asia                        2.1      2.4      2.3       1.8       1.7       1.6       1.5       1.4 
Oceania                   2.1     2.1      1.9        1.5       1.3       1.4       1.4       1.4 
WORLD                1.9       2.1      2.0       1.8       1.7       1.6       1.6       1.5 

World Parameters 
Crude Birth Rate    35.1     33.9     31.6     28.4     27.1     26.0     25.0    23.8 
Crude Death Rate  14.5     13.3     12.2     11.2     10.5       9.9      9.3       8.8 
Life Expectancy     54.0     55.9     57.7     59.2     60.9     62.6     64.3     65.8 
Median Age          19.9      20.8     21.6     22.4     23.3     24.2    25.3     26.4

Reference: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Reference Data Book and Guide to Sources, Statistical Abstract of the United States. 1990 (110th Edition). Table 1,440, "World Population."

The population controllers keep very careful track of the trends shown in Figure 131-7, and have proclaimed that their work has just begun. Even when the population of the planet levels off and begins to decline, they will always find more to do.

Many elements of the population control programs that have been implemented in developing countries had to be tested in the United States first, of course, and Figure 131-8 shows that the United States has suffered as much as the rest of the world. The average number of children living at home in American households has declined from 2.3 to 0.9 in the last fifty years.

FIGURE 131-8
CHILDREN LIVING AT HOME IN THE UNITED STATES, 1940 TO 1990

Percentage of 
Families With;                   1940    1950    1960    1970    1980    1985    1990 

No children                          32.2     34.9     38.2     44.1     47.9     50.4     51.4 
One child                             13.5     15.6     17.4     18.2     20.9     20.9     20.8 
Two children                        12.8     14.5     16.2     17.4     19.3     18.6     18.1 
Three children                      12.4     12.9     12.6     12.4       7.8       7.2       6.9 
Four children                          9.7       7.1       5.5       3.8       2.2       1.2       1.0 
Five children                          7.8       5.9       3.6       1.6        0.9       0.7       0.8 
Six children                            5.3       4.0       2.8       0.9       0.3       0.3       0.3 
Seven children                        4.0      3.3       2.2       0.7        0.3       0.4       0.4 
Eight or more children             2.3      1.8       1.5       0.9        0.4       0.3       0.3
Average children per 
   family living at home         2.3
       2.1       1.9       1.7       1.4       1.3       0.9

Reference: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Reference Data Book and Guide to Sources. Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. 1990 (110th Edition), Tables 65 and 66.

A family is defined as a husband and wife or a man and woman cohabiting for more than one year. Children include adopted children and long-term (longer than one year) foster children. These numbers include only those children living at home who are under 18.

The View from the Left. 

The contraception-abortion-euthanasia field of study and action is almost incomprehensively vast in scope, but the Right and Left find little to agree upon. One exception is the United States' brand of "contraceptive imperialism."

The general reasoning of the Left is that the United States wants to hold down the population in only developing countries because, as Socialist writer K. Agnes White puts it, "Poverty and starvation are the perfect breeding ground for Communism."[26]

This is apparently the opposite of the situation in the United States, where Marxism/Socialism/Communism are mere hobbies for trendies, college students, and bored housewives.

The Real Motives. 

In an article she wrote for the Portland [Oregon] Alliance, White makes a disturbingly accurate analysis of the real reason behind our meddling in the affairs of other countries; 

The willful distribution of such dangerous forms of birth control [i.e., IUDs banned in the United States for health reasons] in Third World women and the restriction of their use in industrialized countries makes it clear that population control is a racist as well as sexist policy. Along with the fear that the poor and hungry will rebel is the fear that the poor and hungry — by and large people of Color — will out-breed Whites.[26]

Case Study: South Africa. 

South Africa is an obvious example of such racist population policies. The South African government, coached by United States Planned Parenthood experts, is implementing a strong 'family planning' program, but the "experts" blundered badly, because only Whites are following the program!

In other words, the target population (Blacks) were smart enough to see the deception, but Whites were not. In the last ten years, the White birthrate has fallen from 2.8 children per family to less than replacement at about 2.05 children per family in South Africa. Meanwhile, the Blacks and 'Coloreds' (mixed race) population has about five children per family and state correctly, like the Moslems, that "Our children are our weapons."

The ubiquitous injectable abortifacient Depo-Provera is administered to girls as young as 14 years of age in South Africa, and some girls' boarding schools, on the advice of Planned Parenthood, inject every girl with the drug before they go on holiday. This is a classic example of how little Planned Parenthood and the population planners think of the rights and intelligence of children — and of their parents.

Depo-Provera: It's Good Enough For Them. 

Depo-Provera (named Depo-Clinivir in Germany) was banned until very recently in the United States and Israel because of its extremely dangerous side effects. This drug, which was considered much too dangerous for lily-White American women to use until it was refined, was peddled forcefully in more than 80 developing countries, including Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico.

The Upjohn Company applied to the United States Food and Drug Administration for approval of Depo-Provera in 1976. The FDA turned down the application because Depo-Provera had been found to cause breast cancer in animals, and that some users will suffer "possibly even permanent infertility." The country's leading pharmacologists sanction the use of Depo-Provera "only if the possibility of permanent infertility is acceptable to the patient."

Statistics by Upjohn and the National Cancer Institute show that women who have been injected with Depo-Provera develop cervical cancer (which usually metastasizes) at rates of up to 9.1 times that of the control groups.

Women who are unknowingly pregnant and are injected with Depo-Provera have borne children with congenital heart defects, abnormal development of the sexual organs and the possibility of genital cancer later in life. These effects are similar to those experienced by the daughters of women who had taken diethylstilbestrol (DES).[27]

Case Study: Nigeria. 

In developing countries with large populations, the Population Council, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID, a part of the Department of State) use effective CIA-like tactics to infiltrate government ministries and the press and entertainment industry, recruit "focus groups" of local people upon which to test their theories, and undermine indigenous values and traditions.

According to International Family Planning Associates (IFPA) researcher Elizabeth Sobo, the objective of such intensive programs "... is to literally saturate the media with birth-control themes, and at the same time to make it appear that these ideas represent nothing more than a spontaneous change in local customs."

These programs feature not just localized spots, but massive nationwide and even continentwide media and propaganda saturation campaigns

As an example, a written contract between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Nigerian government outlines the various points of the country's proposed family planning program as follows;

ELEMENTS OF THE USAID POPULATION CONTROL PROGRAM FOR NIGERIA

• "At least 3,000 television, radio, film and fold media programs and spots, 
   and newspaper and magazine inserts in at least five languages;

• A music project [to develop] popular songs containing family planning 
   themes [that are] composed and recorded by popular local musicians;

• Integrating family planning messages into existing popular radio and 
   television [entertainment] series;

• Recorded testimonials from traditional and religious leaders;

• Television and radio specials and serials;

• Workshops [and] observation study tours for selected media practitioners;

• Motivational and technical video programs for broadcast, and for transfer 
   onto 16 mm film to be shown through mobile vans;

• Special broadcasts on population issues to enlighten decision-makers;

• Symposia and meetings for traditional and religious leaders [and for] 
   opinion leaders;

• Audience research [and] community analysis;

• A series of workshops in at least 15 states for a minimum of 200 urban 
   secondary and post-secondary school teachers;

• [And] a national population quiz show eliciting competition from at least 
   300 secondary schools throughout Nigeria."

Reference: John Cavanaugh-O'Keefe. "Working Against Overseas Population Control." National Catholic Register, November 18, 1990, page 12.

Although the problem is serious and the prognosis grim, some people are beginning to wake up to the existence of the massive programs of covert genocide being practiced in Africa. The Information Project for Africa, Post Office Box 43345, Washington, DC 20010, in particular fights United States contraceptive imperialism, and anyone interested in population control programs in Africa and what to do about them should contact this group.

Domestic Racists. 

One has only to be familiar with the philosophies and quotations of Margaret Sanger and current abortionists such as Edward Allred to realize that the above statement on the racism of population control by K. Agnes White is absolutely correct.

As Allred stated in an October 12, 1980 San Diego Union interview; 

I would do free abortions in Mexico to stem the new influx of Hispanic immigrants. Their lack of respect for democracy and social order is frightening ... When a sullen black woman of 17 or 18 can decide to have a baby and get welfare and food stamps and become a burden to all of us, it's time to stop. In parts of South Los Angeles, having babies for welfare is the only industry the people have."

It is laughable that the far Left will not condemn such blatant racism.

Why?

Because "reproductive rights" are much higher on their priority list than mere racism.

So, of course, they ignore such atrocities happening right here at home. For example, in 1976, the U.S. Government's General Accounting Office charged that the Indian Health Service had sterilized more than 3,000 Native American women in a four-year period by using elements of coercion — including using consent forms that did not fully inform women of the hazards, or which carried a thinly-veiled threat that they would lose their jobs unless they consented to the surgery.

Of course, any pro-life activist knows that we have been fighting against this insidious form of "contraceptive imperialism" for decades, so it is most amusing to note that most Socialist groups actually blame Right-wing fanatics (that's us, gang) for these abuses. The Unbreakable Link Between Abortion and Population Control.

The right to abortion, an inalienable right of all women, is an integral part of population control.

Lawrence Lader, co-founder of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL).[28]

Introduction. 

Pro-abortionists tell us all the time that contraception frequently fails, and that abortion is required as a backup if "women are to control their own lives."

Indeed, as described in Chapter 99, "Contraception Effectiveness and Use," there are more than two million contraceptive failures in the United States every year, half of which end in abortions.

Larry Lader, the king of the abortion propagandists, recognized the "value" of abortion in controlling the population in our own country even before Roe v. Wade; "Above all, the abortion revolution should intensify the trend towards population control. In 1972, about 600 thousand legal abortions were performed nationwide — a figure that accounted in large measure for the decline in births below the replacement level of 2.110."[29]

Extending the Principle. 

The population controllers have flooded scores of developing countries with IUDs, birth control pills, and condoms. They also correctly recognize that tens of millions of contraceptive failures will occur in these countries.

It is therefore absolutely inevitable that the controllers will vigorously implement abortion programs in these countries as "backstops" for their ineffective contraception programs. As the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) acknowledges, "It has been clear for a long time that family planning campaigns [without abortion] are largely ineffectual in producing a lower rate of population growth."[30]

Population statistician Emily C. Moore confirmed the UNFPA view when she said that 

The population explosion compels us to take every means necessary to curb our growth rate. Since contraception alone seems insufficient to reduce fertility to the point of no-growth, and since population experts tell us that eliminating unwanted fertility [is necessary], we should permit all voluntary means of birth control (including abortion) so as to avert the necessity for coercive measures.[31]

Notice that Moore implies that, if she and her ilk do not get their way (i.e., unlimited free abortion and contraception), then they will try coercion, regardless of whether it is in this country or developing countries.

Going One Step Further. 

Just as contraception leads inevitably to abortion, whether it be on a national or an international scale, abortion inevitably leads to euthanasia, as described in Chapter 110, "Infanticide: The Abortion-Euthanasia Link."

Dr. Robert H. Williams asserted more than twenty years ago that 

Planning to prevent over-population of the earth must include the practice of euthanasia, either negative or positive ... Therefore, since we must restrict the rate of population increase, we should also be giving careful consideration to the quality as well as the quantity of people generated ... We doubtless will not get support from all religious groups and it would be best not to force these and other disagreeing groups to conform unless non-conformity would affect society or significant segments of it too adversely.[32]

Note. 

Williams' thinly-veiled threat of coercion against "disagreeing groups" in the future if their "non-conformity" would "adversely affect society." Williams and his cohorts, of course, would reserve such a judgment to themselves and would implement the coercion — if they have the power — at any time they felt was appropriate. Notice also that the above rationale is precisely that used by the government of China in justifying its forced-abortion program, which is described in Chapter 50 of Volume II, "Forced Abortions." 


References: Overpopulation.

Cultures and civilizations rise and fall with the populations on which they are based ... This is the lesson of history.

                                               French Social Affairs Minister Jacques Solideau.[33]

[1] Paul Ehrlich. The Population Bomb. New York: Ballantine, 1968. Pages 11, 24, 135 to 139, 149, 151, and 180 to 181.

[2] Poem from a population control pamphlet entitled "Paste Your Umbrella Before the Rain." Prepared by the Chinese Center for International Training in Family Planning of Taiwan. Funded by UNICEF. See "UNICEF and Population Control," United States Coalition for Life Newsletter dated January 1973. Distributed to every Taiwanese boy and girl graduating from secondary, high, and vocational schools.

[4] Murray Bookchin. "The Population Myth." Kick It Over, Spring 1992, pages 8 to 12. Also see Reverend John A. O'Brien. Pastoral Life, July-August 1966.

[5] Ansley Coale. "Increases in Expectation of Life and Population Growth." In Louis Henry and Wilhelm Winkler (editors), Proceedings of the International Population Conference (Vienna, Austria), page 36.

[6] Jean-Michel Cousteau, quoted in Richard L. Hill. "Explorer Finds No. 1 Threat in a Word: Overpopulation." The Oregonian, October 8, 1992, page B1.

[7] Ingrid Newkirk of PETA, quoted in Charles Oliver. "Liberation Zoology." Reason Magazine, June 1990, pages 22 to 27.

[8] Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, quoted in Richard Hertz. Chance and Symbol. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948. Page 107.

[9] David M. Graber quoting Bill McKibben's The End of Nature in the Los Angeles Times book review, as printed in the Orange County (California) Register, October 28, 1990.

[10] Les U. Knight of VHEMT, quoted in Joel Dippold. "Live Well and Die." The Portland

[Oregon] Alliance, March 1991, page 5. See also "That's Outrageous!, A Compilation: The Dodo Solution." Reader's Digest, April 1992, page 147.

[11] Proletarian Revolution, Fall 1989.

[12] Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, quoted in Eugene E. Russell. Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotable Definitions (2nd Edition). New York: Prentice-Hall, 1988. 674 pages.

[13] Ingrid Newkirk, Director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Quoted by Charles Oliver. "Liberation Zoology." Reason Magazine, June 1990, pages 22 to 27

[14] "U.S. Presents Views on Population Growth and Economic Development." The Department of State Bulletin, January 31, 1966, page 176.

[15] John Donne, quoted in Joseph R. Stanton, M.D. "From Feticide to Infanticide." The Human Life Review, Summer 1982, page 44.

[16] Garrett Hardin. "Everybody's Guilty: The Ecological Dilemma." California Medicine, November 1970, pages 42 and 45 to 46.

[17] "Family Planning Gets "Stamp of Approval" From U.S. Postal Service." Pittsburgh Planned Parenthood newsletter, February-March 1972, page 4.

[18] Undated form letter and attachment entitled "Criteria for Identifying Pronatalism in Books" to volunteers from the National Alliance for Optional Parenthood, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036, signed by Gail McKirdy, "Resource Director."

[19] "Pronatalism: A "Hidden Persuader" Limits Personal Rights." (3rd edition). 4-page brochure distributed by the National Association for Optional Parenthood, publication number A-4, 1979.

[20] Dr. Charles Ravenholt, Director, Population Office. Quoted in "Population Control of Third World Planned: Sterilization Storm in U.S. Dublin, Ireland Evening Press, May 12, 1979, page 9.

[21] Lynn Phillips. Everywoman. January 22, 1971, pages 17 and 18. Reprinted from the December 14, 1970 Liberated Guardian.

[22] United Nations Population Fund. Inventory of Population Projects in Developing Countries Around the World, 1987-1988 (15th Edition). May 1989. Also described in The Wanderer, January 25, 1990, page 2.

[23] Mahatma Gandhi, in a letter to N.S. Phadke, Esq., The Honourable Secretary, The Bombay Birth Control League, dated March 20, 1924. Quoted in Father A.S. Antonisamy. Wisdom for All Times: Mahatma Gandhi and Pope Paul VI on Birth Regulation. Family Life Service Centre, Archbishop's House, Pondicherry 605001 India. June 1978. Quotes are taken from D.G. Tendulkar (Editor). The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi, Volumes 2 and 4. Published by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

[24] President Eisenhower's Friday press conference of November 27, 1959, on American foreign aid for population control. Quoted in TRB. "Population Control." The New Republic April 18, 1981, page 4. Also see Allan C. Carlson. "Must Our Children Be Our Enemy?" The Human Life Review, Spring 1984, pages 16 to 28.

[25] Janie Hampton. "Women at U.N. Conference Stage Heated Fight Over Abortion." The Oregonian, July 21, 1985.

[26] K. Agnes White. "When is a Decision a Choice?" The Portland [Oregon] Alliance. April 1989, page 10.

[27] Stephen Minkin. "Nine Thai Women Had Cancer ... None of Them Took Depo-Provera: Therefore, Depo-Provera is Safe. This is Science?" Mother Jones, November 1981, pages 34 to 39.

[28] Lawrence Lader, co-founder of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL). Quoted in Samuel L. Blumenfeld. The Retreat From Motherhood. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. 1975, 222 pages, hardback. Page 37.

[29] Larry Lader. "The Abortion Revolution." The Humanist, May/June 1973, page 4.

[30] James L. Buckley. "Sound Doctrine Revisited." Human Life Review, Summer 1985, page 85.

[31] Emily C. Moore, Ph.D. "The Major Issues and the Argumentation in the Abortion Debate." Pages 33 to 43. In a looseleaf booklet entitled "Organizing for Action." Prepared by Vicki Z. Kaplan for the National Abortion Rights Action League, 250 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019. 51 pages, no date.

[32] Robert H. Williams, M.D. "Numbers, Types and Duration of Human Lives." Northwest Medicine, July 1970, pages 493 to 496.

[33] French Social Affairs Minister Jacques Solideau, quoted in "In Defense of Population Growth." The New Scientist, September 8, 1984. 


Further Reading: Overpopulation.

Omoro said that three groups of people lived in every village. 
First were those you would see — walking around, eating, sleeping, and working. Second were the ancestors, whom Grandma Yaisa had now joined. 
"And the third people — who are they?" asked Kunta. 
"The third people," said Omoro, "are those waiting to be born."

                                                                                                  Alex Hailey, Roots.

Howard M. Bahr, Bruce A. Chadwick, and Darwin L. Thomas (editors). Population, Resources, and the Future: Non-Malthusian Perspectives
Brigham Young University Press, Provo, Utah 84601. A general examination of the myths associated with overpopulation and big families. This book also examines some of the Draconian population control policies of the past, present, and those seriously proposed for the future.

Samuel L. Blumenfeld. The Retreat From Motherhood
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. 1975, 222 pages, hardback. This interesting book by a pro-abortion former editor and sociologist attempts to pin down the roots of Neofeminism — and does a pretty good, if rather disjointed job. Although he is definitely anti-life, Blumenfeld has strung together a large quantity of evidence that shows the influence of the population controllers and media in the mass turning away from childbearing to abortion and contraception. Blumenfeld feels that there is really no hope for us, and that we will eventually exterminate ourselves (but he neglects the role of religion, as well).

Neil W. Chamberlain. Beyond Malthus: Population and Power
New York: Basic Books. 1970, 214 pages. A treatise on the effects of population on government structures, businesses, and international relations. This book is more than two decades old, but its principles remain valid.

Allen Chase. The Legacy of Malthus: The Social Costs of the New Scientific Racism
Chicago: University of Illinois Press. A very detailed and quite readable summary of the implications of the new population control/eugenics cartel, which the author shows is nothing more than a resurrection of the mid-1920s and Hitlerian attitude that some human life is worth more than other human life.

H.S.D. Cole, Christopher Freeman, Marie Jahoda, and K.L.R. Pavitt (editors). Models of Doom: A Critique of the Limits to Growth
Universe Books, 381 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10016. 1973, 243 pages. A series of papers by leading demographers showing that the MIT models regarding population growth are unduly pessimistic because it has ignored several vital variables and has overemphasized others. Very technical and meant for those with a heavy scientific background.

Kingsley Davis, Mikhail S. Bernstam, and Rita Ricardo-Campbell (editors). "Below-Replacement Fertility in Industrial Societies: Causes, Consequences, and Policies." 
Population and Development Review
, Supplement to Volume 12, 1986, 363 pages. The Center for Policy Studies of the Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, New York 10017. This book is a proceedings summary of the seminar held at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, in November of 1985. A number of population experts discuss, among other issues, the alarming shortage of births in Europe and the United States, low fertility in an evolutionary perspective, population models, the changing values of society and their impacts upon decreased fertility, demographic impacts of below-replacement birthrates, impacts on economics, immigration, and Social Security.

Christopher Derrick. Too Many People?: A Problem in Values
116 pages, sewn softcover. Order from Ignatius Press, 15 Oakland Avenue, Harrison, New York 10528, or from Keep the Faith, 810 Belmont Avenue, Post Office Box 8261, North Haledon, New Jersey 07508, telephone: (201) 423-5395. Derrick examines the entire question of whether or not there is really a "population problem," then suggests that we pay more attention to the value judgments that make many of us think that people can ever be thought of as a "problem."

Carl Djerassi. The Politics of Contraception
New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1980. Illustrated, 274 pages. Reviewed by Andrew Hacker in the Summer 1980 issue of the International Review of Natural Family Planning, pages 179 to 181. This is a fascinating book purely because it gives us insight into the mind of Dr. Carl Djerassi, one of the original developers of the birth control pill. By reading this book, one can examine the very roots and beginnings of the anti-life, anti-natalist philosophy.

Greenhaven Press. The Environmental Crisis: Opposing Viewpoints
Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series, Post Office Box 289009, San Diego, California 92128-9009. 1986, 263 pages. Each section includes several essays by leading authorities on both sides of each issue. The questions asked are: "Is There an Environmental Crisis?;" "Should Corporations Be Held Responsible for Environmental Disasters?;" "Have Pollution Regulations Improved the Environment?;" "Is Nuclear Power an Acceptable Risk?;" "How Dangerous Are Toxic Wastes?;" and "How Harmful is Acid Rain?" Authors include Ralph Nader, Ben J. Wattenberg, and John S. Herrington. A catalog is available from the above address and can be obtained by calling 1-(800) 231-5163.

Human Life International. Project Population Myths
36 pages, June 1992. This fact-filled booklet aggressively debunks the eight primary myths set forth by the population controllers: The earth cannot feed us, the exponential growth rate is a population time bomb, planet Earth is too small, excessive population is incompatible with national economic health, Earth does not have enough natural resources, contraception and abortion are necessary, population growth causes severe environmental impacts, and the Chinese forced-abortion program is a good policy. Available from Human Life International, 7845-E Airpark Road, Gaithersburg, Virginia 20879.

Rael Jean and Erich Isaac. The Coercive Utopians: Social Deception By America's Power Players
Regnery Gateway Publishers, 360 West Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610-0890. 1983, 320 pages. This book exposes the real agenda and identities of what the authors call the "social elite:" The rich population controllers, banks, media moguls, and other institutions who appeal to American values but who are working to destroy them at the same time. The Isaacs describe who the elite are; where their money comes from; and what their true goals are. Addresses the environmentalists, the media, the Neoliberal think tanks, and the counterfeit peacemakers, among others.

Jacqueline R. Kasun, Ph.D. Population and Environment: Debunking the Myths
Population Research Institute, Post Office Box 2024, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-0330. Telephone: (301) 670-1864. 1991, 18 pages. This booklet clearly outlines the history and major fallacies of the population control movement and describes some of the connections between environmental groups and the population control cartel. A good introductory presentation for those who want to become familiar with "the enemy."

Jacqueline R. Kasun, Ph.D. Population Control of the Family
Population Research Institute, Post Office Box 2024, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-0330. Telephone: (301) 670-1864. 1988, 32 pages. The author shows how the population controllers are not only targeting families in other nations, but in ours as well. She demonstrates the myths of overpopulation, the false statistics used to attack the family, and the secular humanist war on the family.

Jacqueline R. Kasun, Ph.D. The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of Population Control
1987, 338 pages. Order from Ignatius Press, 15 Oakland Avenue, Harrison, New York 10528, or from Green Hill Publishers, Post Office Box 738 Ottawa, Illinois 61350, telephone: (815) 434-7905. One of the most popular myths of our time is the Malthusian notion that the world's population is exploding, so that disaster is inevitable (even imminent). Therefore, the population control fanatics state as fact that governments and individuals have the duty to control procreation, no matter what means are necessary. The population controllers use billions of our tax dollars to advance U.S. "contraceptive imperialism" all over the world. This book examines and effectively debunks the basic assumptions of the international population control network.

Thomas R. Malthus. An Essay On Population
New York: Dutton, 1941. This is the book that began the original population panic. Malthus' general theory was that population increases exponentially while resources increase arithmetically, a situation which cannot continue indefinitely. This theory has since been proven simplistic and incomplete, but it still serves as the linchpin theory for the population controllers.

Father Paul Marx. Confessions of a Pro-Life Missionary
1988, 353 pages, hardback, softback. Published by Human Life International, 7845-E Airpark Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879. This is an excellent account of Father Marx' travels all over the world since the founding of HLI in 1981. It is a firsthand account of his battle against U.S. 'contraceptive imperialism,' International Planned Parenthood, and abortion in dozens of countries.

James A. Michener. The Quality of Life
New York: J.P. Lippincott Company. 1970, 120 pages. The early 1970s saw an explosion of interest in the population "problem," and many famous people spoke up to denounce mankind as an undesirable element 'infesting' the earth. The author James Michener takes a crack at "quality of life" here by attempting to tell us how we can best respond to various problems caused by racial strife, education, crimes and drugs. But we all know where his emphasis really is: His last chapter on the problems is entitled "The Population Cancer."

Emily Campbell Moore-Cavar. International Inventory of Information on Induced Abortion
International Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction, Columbia University, 1974. 656 pages.

Steven W. Mosher. Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese
New York: The Free Press. 1983, 317 pages. Hardback, paperback. Order from: Life Issues Bookshelf, Sun Life, Thaxton, Virginia 24174, telephone: (703) 586-4898. Mr. Mosher, a Chinese-American scholar who was denied his Ph.D. because he revealed details of China's forced-abortion policy, outlines various Chinese government policies and their impacts on the common Chinese worker and rural dweller. Chapter 9 of his book, "Birth Control: A Grim Game of Numbers," deals with China's forced-abortion and one-child policy, which leads also to female infanticide when the first baby is a girl.

Stephen D. Mumford. American Democracy & The Vatican: Population Growth and National Security
The Humanist Press, 7 Harwood Drive, Post Office Box 146, Amherst, New York 14226. 1984, 265 pages. This book is praised by Larry Lader and Paul Ehrlich, which clues us in to its contents. Sure enough, it is a rather unrestrained screed, filled with great quotes demonstrating the bigotry and the totalitarian and intolerant nature of the Humanists and population controllers. Mumford's thesis is that the Vatican and the Catholic Church are attempting to destroy democracy and even the world by encouraging uncontrolled breeding. All of the old tired slogans are trotted out: The Vatican runs the United States, dissident priests are quoted as authoritative sources, and Catholics are portrayed as mindless drooling androids.

Population Communication Services, Center for Communication Programs, 
The Johns Hopkins University, 527 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. Population Communication Services Annual Report. Issued by Fiscal Year. Interesting information on anti-population campaigns in every population continent, including media campaigns for vasectomy, workshops, needs assessments, technical assistance, popular "pop" songs, and "Dial-a Friend" as just a very few examples.

Population Research Institute Review
This bimonthly newsletter covers the international population control activities of various U.S.-funded purveyors of "contraceptive imperialism," or the control of other nations by forcing our 'family planning' philosophies down their throats. The biggest offenders include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), and, of course, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). Subscribe annually by writing to The Population Research Institute, Post Office Box 2024, Baltimore, Maryland 21298-9559, telephone (301) 670-1864. FAX number is (301) 869-7363.

Nafis Sadik (editor). Population: The UNFPA Experience
United Nations Fund for Population Activities. Published by New York University Press, Washington Square, New York, New York. 1984, 208 pages. This book is divided into two parts: UNFPA activities and population outlooks in the six continents, and the so-called "multifaceted programme;" family planning; information, population education, and communication; and the programming outlook.

Professor Julian L. Simon. The Ultimate Resource
Princeton University Press. 1982, 415 pages. Order from American Life League, Post Office Box 1350, Stafford, Virginia 22554. Reviewed by Jacqeline R. Kasun, Ph.D., on page 7 of the January 11, 1982 issue of National Right to Life News and by Robert L. Sassone, Ph.D., on page 19 of the February 1983 issue of ALL About Issues. The author thoroughly debunks the antinatalist propaganda that tells the public that the world is overpopulated. Sections include: The current resource situation, population growth and its impacts upon future resource distribution, and the story behind all of the numbers.

United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs. World Population Policies
3 volumes. 
Volume I: Afghanistan to France

Volume II: Gabon to Norway

Volume III: Oman to Zimbabwe

Each volume lists each developing country's current perceptions regarding five characteristics of its own population: "Size/age structure/growth;" "mortality/morbidity;" "fertility/nuptiality/family;" "international migration;" and "spatial distribution/urbanization." General information on each country's population control policies and measures, policy framework, and institutional framework are is also provided. Order from the United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017.

United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). Annual Report
Detailed information on the UNFPA's activities, to include current programs, the organization's opinions regarding current general world population trends, and future plans (generally over the next five years). Population control programs are described by sectors, regions and countries. Special headquarters activities and global projects are also described. Order from the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017.

United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). Guide to Sources of International Population Assistance
Issued every three years, with aperiodic supplements, in English, Spanish, and French. 700 pages. A very interesting guide to detailed information on more than 300 multilateral agencies, regional agencies, bilateral agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), university centers, research institutions, and training organizations that are involved in the international population control effort. Order from the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017.

United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). Inventory of Population Projects in Developing Countries Around the World
Issued annually in English and French. 932 pages. Includes information on multilateral organization assistance, bilateral agency assistance, regional organization assistance, and non-governmental organization and other assistance in more than one hundred developing countries throughout the world. Each citation includes basic demographic data, the government's view regarding population control measures, mortality, morbidity, international migration, fertility, nuptiality, and family information. Each citation also has a detailed list of information on each population control program going on in the country. For instance, the 1989/1990 Annual listed information on 114 projects in the People's Republic of China alone. Order from the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017.

Ben J. Wattenberg. The Birth Dearth
New York: Pharos Books, 1987. 182 pages. Reviewed by Rupert J. Ederer in the April 1988 Fidelity Magazine. This is a very interesting book. The author is a secularist with an extensive professional background in demographics. He is concerned that, one of these days, we Westerners will be inundated with "babies of color" from the less-developed nations because of their high birth rate. Therefore, he implies, we in the developed nations should get to work and produce as many babies as possible to fend off losing our Western identity. Alternatively, of course, we could flood the rest of the world with abortion and contraception techniques, so that their birthrates could be as racially suicidal as ours. This important book exposes the racist roots of the antinatalist movement and its obsession with differential fertility. Of course, the author cannot eschew abortion, artificial contraception, and sex education, which obviously brought about the problem in the first place! Some of the book is useful to Christians, such as the effects of the "one-child" on only children, and the social and economic effects of the "greying" of America.

James A. Weber. Grow or Die!  
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1977. 254 pages. This startlingly-titled book examines and debunks the standard Zero Population Growth (ZPG) propaganda, showing it to be based solely on selfishness, and describes the impacts of declining population on societies and economies.


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