from The Great Debate:

Demography as destiny: The vital American family

By Joel Kotkin
December 31, 2012

Recent reports of America’s sagging birthrate ‑ the lowest since the 1920s, by some measures ‑ have sparked a much-needed debate about the future of the American family. Unfortunately, this discussion, like so much else in our society, is devolving into yet another political squabble between conservatives and progressives.

Up to 12 million girls aborted in India over last 30 years, new study says

By Reuters Staff
May 27, 2011

(A girl stands on posters during a rally against abortion in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad October 2, 2008/Krishnendu Halder)