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Chinese couples allowed to have a second child; policy was imposed in 1979 to slow population growth

Friday, October 30th 2015 - 07:48 UTC
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China has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy, the state-run Xinhua news agency reports. Couples will now be allowed to have two children, it said, citing a statement from the Communist Party. The controversial policy was introduced nationally in 1979, to slow the population growth rate. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    'Forced abortions' are carried out up to the birth of the baby and the head crown at which time a 'doctor' plunges a syringe full of formaldehyde into the brain to kill it.

    The Chin claim that a baby who has not yet drawn its first breath is NOT A PERSON and therefore NOT HUMAN.

    Despicable people reminiscent of the attitude Josef Mengele had.

    BUT, and there's always a but, it seems the policy has fucked China up well and truly with not enough women to 'satisfy' the males thus reducing further the imbalance between the sexes and still failing to replace what is being lost.


    Oct 30th, 2015 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    theirs plenty of female immigrants roaming abt....

    Oct 30th, 2015 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @1 ChrisR

    This was always going to be a problem for China, and is also a problem for India too, because in both countries male children are preferred.

    The decline in population has finally filtered through to the Chinese Communist elite. They've suddenly realised that soon there won't be enough people to work in their factories, to serve in their military, and to support the ageing population.

    Both countries now have a reduce number of females, hence not enough women to men ratio (when in most countries it is nearer 50-50, usually with slightly more females), and therefore not enough births, so a declining birthrate, followed by the ending of many 'family' lines.

    These misogynist societies fail to realise that women are vital to the survival of the human race. After all one man can impregnate many women, but many men can't impregnate one woman.

    And given the recent advances in science, men may end up being completely redundant in the reproduction of the species, especially now that scientists have successfully fertilised an egg with another egg. This can only produce females, but technically sperm (therefore the men) will be no longer required!

    I wonder if this will turn out to be too little too late for China? Only time will tell, I suppose.

    Oct 31st, 2015 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 3 LEPRecon

    Your penultimate paragraph may be acceptable to married lesbian couples but to heterosexual people it will take the fun out of it!

    I think the Chinese deserve everything they get by allowing this vile practice to take place: they are used to revolutions, perhaps it's time to have another.

    Oct 31st, 2015 - 05:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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