Sunday, July 31, 2011

In This Brave New World, 160 Million Girls Are 'Missing' - Debra J. Saunders - Townhall Conservative



Just a couple of highlights from this story:

  • But in a world where technology moves faster than ethical thinking, giving would-be parents the gender they prefer is good business. So you get fertility clinics like the Los Angeles outfit that advertises, "Be certain your next child will be the gender you're hoping for."

  • Authors interviewed 65 immigrant women who had sex-selection abortions in America. Some feared that a daughter would engage in consensual sex and bring shame on the family. Some told of coercion -- from their husbands and mothers-in-law -- to produce a male heir. Many lied to their doctors, saying that they could not afford a baby, when their families did not want them to have another girl.

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In This Brave New World, 160 Million Girls Are 'Missing' - Debra J. Saunders - Townhall Conservative

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