Not Having Children Is Another Choice We Should Be Discussing
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Not Having Children Is Another Choice We Should Be Discussing

Derek Beres
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In her new documentary, Maxine Trump tackles the topic of choosing not to procreate.

In 2015, Pope Francis stated that a society that does not surround itself with children is “depressed,” calling couples choosing not to procreate “selfish.” He followed that up by claiming that societies that multiply are “enriched, not impoverished.” Perhaps he hasn’t checked out the American public education system lately.

Ol’ Frank isn’t alone in this assessment. Numerous countries are concerned about dwindling populations, making economic arguments about why their nations’ women better get to work (in bed). Never mind


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