Population, Abortion, and Food

Global overpopulation and food scarcities are myths, yet these myths are received as fact by far too many people. They also are used by advocates of population control as pretexts for coercive or incentivized abortion-on-demand, sterilization, and widespread distribution of oral contraceptives. In this paper, the author argues that neither overpopulation nor shortages of food are the problems their proponents claim them to be and thus should not be used to advance anti-natalist policies, particularly in the developing world.

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