Category Archives: Population

Too Many or Too Few?!?!

In an earlier blog I reported about the Boston College ethicists who argued that single women should not be permitted to undergo in-vitro fertilization (IVF) because we have too many people.  (ref: http://www.robertfleischmann.com/archives/145).  Now, consider the story of the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Restricting IVF Because of Population Concerns

The ethical challenge with in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is the high loss of life for human beings in the embryonic stage.  Also, in favor of the Biblical ideal, many advocate for children to be brought into a solid relationship that has … Continue reading

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U.S. Birth rate continues to drop

In the United States the “replacement level” for births is 2.1.  On average a woman needs to give birth to 2.1 living children to sustain the residential population of the United States. In the United States we presently have a … Continue reading

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