We must help break the link between spiraling population growth and poverty . . . Where they have been tried, family planning programs have largely worked. . . . Many pro-life advocates . . . contend that to condone abortion even implicitly is morally unconscionable. Their view is morally shortsighted . . . if we provide funds for birth control . . . we will prevent the conception of millions of babies who would be doomed to the devastation of poverty in the underdeveloped world. – Richard Nixon; Seize the Moment.
Either the current birth [& consumption] rates must come down [to below ecological carrying capacity limits, via the implementation of an EoP intl law social contract] more quickly; or the current death rates must go up [in a WiP Financial or Military DieOff Clusterfuck]. There is no other way. – [EoP Amended] Robert McNamara
There are places in Russia between 1995 and 2005 where we saw as high as 65% [starvation dieoff] decline in population [due to Soviet Union economic collapse] – [EoP Amended] James Cartwright, Leaders & Legends; 16 October 2008 – JHU Carey Business
Louisiana state Rep. David Duke (R), running for governor, says he wants welfare mothers to be encouraged to use birth control, even if it means paying them to do so. Last week, Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, was responsible for pushing through a House committee legislation aimed at reducing the number of children welfare mothers bear. The bill, which opponents called a “propagand