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FDA Blasts, WHO Downplays, Risks of Depo-Provera Contraceptive
A week before a huge global family planning conference in Indonesia, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a short statement reiterating its position that injectable contraceptives are safe – for any duration – even for adolescents despite being linked to progressive bone density loss and other harmful side effects.
The Pursuit of the Unwanted, part 6
(Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) A Solution in Search of a Problem By 1970, overpopulation alarmists were congratulating themselves for having fabricated an argument that…
The Pursuit of the Unwanted, part 5
(Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) ‘A modest proposal’ for the twentieth century When Paul Ehrlich published “The Population Bomb” in 1968, it was an enormous bestseller, predicting…
Pope visits the country with highest abortion rate in the world. And it’s not the US.
At evening prayer in Cuba last night Pope Francis lamented that “too often, when a disability is detected in an unborn child, the child is ‘sent back,’ and not given…
UN Population Report Foresees Rapid Global Aging
The UN’s latest demographic numbers are out and show rapid global aging, and a sharp deceleration in population growth that could lead to stabilizing or even falling numbers before the century’s end.
Population Controllers and the New UN Housing Conference
Negotiators met this week in Nairobi, Kenya to hammer out the draft of a document for a global agreement on housing and urban development – UN HABITAT III.
The Totally Phony Notion of “Unmet Need” for Contraception
As the UN puts polishing touches on their ambitious global plan to curb poverty, attention shifts from the political to the technical: how to measure progress and ensure targets are clearly defined?
U.S. Gives Millions of Taxpayer Dollars to International Abortion Groups
A government report shows two international abortion advocacy groups received $128 million from USAID, a federal agency that distributes foreign aid.
UN Agency Lobbies for Fewer Kids as Countries Grow Old
Even while many countries are grappling with fertility decline, aging populations, and even loss of population, population control advocates intend to use an upcoming UN conference to make fertility reduction
Is the World Ready for Aging?
UN population experts promoting low fertility were dumbfounded when asked what lies ahead for countries that will grow old before they have a chance to become rich.
C-Fam’s Worst Moments for Life and Family 2014
Unlike its predecessor, 2104 was not a quiet year for life and family. We witnessed a number of new negative developments. The episodes below mostly involve rogue UN experts and officials.
C-Fam’s Five Best Moments for Life and Family in 2014
It is not all bad news at the UN, no matter what you read in the Friday Fax each week! Here is C-Fam’s “Best List” from 2014.
UNFPA: Children Have Right to Sex, Drugs, Abortion to Reduce Population
There are more young people in the world now than ever before. According to the United Nations Population Fund’s latest report, this represents
C-FAM Exclusive: UNICEF Denies Sneaking Birth Control Into Tetanus Vaccines
In an exclusive interview with C-Fam’s Friday Fax, UNICEF denies allegations from the Catholic bishops of Kenya that a tetanus vaccine program
Congressman Charges Obama Officials with Aiding China’s Forced Abortions
Pictures of mothers and their forcibly aborted babies ricochet across the Internet. Family planning agents extort massive fines from peasants.
Population Projections Prompt Predictable Panic, Pundits Push Problematic Policies
NEW YORK, October 3 (C-Fam) It’s a familiar ritual. The media response to the latest UN population projections splits between casual interest and panic with a heaping side dish of…
World Leaders Skip UN Population Shindig
NEW YORK, September 26 (C-Fam) Global leaders were a rare sight in the newly renovated General Assembly hall at the commemoration of a landmark UN conference that triggered the abortion…
UN Population Fund Dabbles in Theology to Promote Abortion
NEW YORK, August 26 (C-Fam) The UN Population Fund is diving head first into theology, exegesis and spiritual practices in a new manual on religions, sexuality, and reproductive issues for…
Cracking the Code: When “Access” Means “Mandated”
NEW YORK, July 4 (C-FAM) “On Monday, the Supreme Court will decide whether corporations can deny women access to contraception.” So said a tweet from Sandra Fluke, the attorney who…
Feminists Battle Population Controllers
NEW YORK, June 27 (C-FAM) A partnership among abortion backers is showing cracks as feminists in the Global South are pushing back against environmentalists promoting population control measures. During the…
New Report Shows Poor Countries Face Extreme Challenges From Aging
NEW YORK, October 11 (C-FAM) They were promised prosperity and security in their youth. Now, in their old age, they face ruin and bankruptcy. Poor countries are not ready to…
Two Child Policy in China: Too Little Too Late?
NEW YORK, September 6 (C-FAM) With its announcement of possible reforms, China has implicitly admitted its forty year-old one child per-family policy has been a failure. The rules led to…