Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
China: 40 Million Bachelors Can Just Share Wives
Chinese Media Hails Two-Child Policy, Ignores Gendercide: 40 Million Bachelors Can Just Share Wives
China Daily has cheerfully announced the economic
gains expected through the implementation of its new two-child policy:
an increased labor force and GDP, as well as a reduction in the
percentage share of elderly people. Official publications, however, have
not asserted that the new two-child policy will balance the other great
demographic disaster caused by the former one-child policy: the gender
disparity between male and female.
The new two-child policy will do little or nothing
to improve the intractable gender imbalance caused by the one child
policy. First, what about the tens of millions of men who currently
cannot find wives? Girls born now will not be marriage age for decades.
Second, raising children in China is expensive, and many couples are
caring for both sets of elderly parents as well. Those whose first child
is a son may choose not to have a second child. Those whose first child
is a daughter may choose to have a second child, but many will abort if
that second child is also a daughter. Second daughters are extremely
vulnerable to gendercide in China. This will not change under the
Shortly before China announced its move to a
two-child policy, Chinese economist Professor Xie Zuoshi of Shejiang
University, offered a controversial solution to China’s gender
imbalance. Xie estimated that by the year 2020, there will be 40 million
more males than females. These males, whom he terms “guanggun” or “bare
branches,” will never be able to find wives or have children. Xie sees
this as an economic problem with an economic solution: Allow men to
share wives. Read More
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