Sierra Club: Birth control, not border patrol

Pope, Carl
May 1998
Christian Science Monitor;5/7/98, Vol. 90 Issue 113, p19
Explains why the environmentalist Sierra Club promotes birth control and family planning over immigration restrictions as a method to reduce overpopulation. Why the United States should not restrict family planning programs overseas; Commitment of the Sierra Club to deal with the root causes of environmental degradation and overpopulation.


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