What does China’s impending weapons dominance have to do with abortion?

File photo of soldiers from Chinese PLA Special Operations Forces marching in formation during training session on the outskirts of Beijing

From Investors Business Daily, January 29:

Arms Buildup: A senior weapons developer tells Congress that Beijing’s massive defense buildup, emphasizing precision-guided and other advanced weapons, has placed the U.S. and its shrinking military at serious risk.

China: Woman tries to sell daughter to help hospitalized husband

by Carder Please buy my daughter. My husband is waiting for surgery fees in the hospital as his boss ran away. I would like to see my daughter and save my husband. Boss fled after industrial accident and we don’t have the money for treatment. I’m willing to sell my child to save her father. […]

The brutality of China’s one-child policy

by Carder There are a lot of accusations in Chen’s talk, but I want to say from my experience that they are all true… I don’t know how accurate the numbers are, but I have an aunt who worked as a ‘family planning’ officer in a small town in rural Guizhou, and she told me […]

Pro-life vid of the day: The terracotta daughters of China

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by Hans Johnson

French sculptor Prune Nourry has an exhibit currently at the China Institute in New York City. It is modeled after the famous archaelogical discovery of the Terracotta Warriors near the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of all China toward the end of the 3rd Century B.C.

Like those ancient statues, this exhibit (of 108 figures) is of different individuals. But they represent something more poignant: the more than 40 million Chinese girls who have been aborted because of their gender, primarily because of the One-Child Policy.

China’s one-child policy officials get “tremendous income”

Human life is of paramount importance to the traditional morals of Chinese culture. This concept has been trampled on by uncivilized policies and behavior – including forced abortions – to the point of complete devastation. After decades of violent abortions, people have lost almost all respect and regard for life…. Over 60 million people are […]