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Question of the Day
The State Department “should make it clear that any sort of amicable relationship between our two countries is contingent upon the end of this abusive policy,” Nora Sullivan of the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute wrote Friday.
According to media and government reports, China’s population is 1.34 billion, and its fertility rate is around 1.6 children per woman, below the replacement level of 2.1 children per woman. Initial estimates of the new policy said it might produce an extra 1 million to 2 million children, raising China’s fertility rate to 1.7 or higher.
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Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.
Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...
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