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Published:May 6th, 2008 10:26 EST
Myth of Overpopulation

Myth of Overpopulation

By SOP newswire2


Steven Mosher, the president of the Population Research Institute and recognized demographic expert, has written a devastating indictment of those who would reduce human numbers. In "Population Control-Real Costs, Illusory Benefits," just published by Transaction Press, Mosher details how the population control movement has carried out a virtual war on the people of the world, harming hundreds of millions of women, children and families in the process.

Mosher, an eyewitness to the brutality of China`s one- child policy, draws from personal experience and a lifelong passion for demographics to craft a compelling argument against population control. From its origins in racial hysteria and demographic ignorance to its state-sanctioned and funded rise to the mainstream, Mosher describes the population control movement as it really is: as the world`s Number One violator of human rights.

"Human rights are nonnegotiable, or they are not rights at all," Mosher says. "Abuses of basic rights, such as the right to bear children, cannot be expunged by reference to any calculus of costs versus benefits, any more than comparable violations of other basic human rights can be explained away, excused, or justified by reference to a supposedly larger social good." The book explains exactly how the population control movement continues to violate these basic rights, in the pursuit for a highly questionable "good"- fewer children.

In the words of Allan Carlson of the Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society, "Population Control" is "crisp and compelling; the message both disturbing and illuminating; the concluding call for a pro-natalist future hopeful." In it, Mosher is able to "ably express" the motives of population controllers, and their "open acts of violence against women and children."

Steven Mosher is available to conduct interviews on his new book, and it is available on

The Population Research Institute (PRI) was founded in 1989 by Fr. Paul Marx, OSB, PhD and is dedicated to: (1) ending human rights abuses committed in the name of "family planning", (2) opposing outdated social and economic paradigms premised on the myth of overpopulation, (3) informing the public about the social and economic benefits of moderate population growth, and (4) promoting pro- natal and pro-family attitudes and policies worldwide. Steven Mosher is the author of numerous books, including A Mother`s Ordeal.


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