Lower Birth Rate Could be Good News for Conservatives

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the birth rate in America hit an all time low in 2011.

“The 2011 preliminary number of U.S. births was 3,953,593, 1 percent less (or 45,793 fewer) births than in 2010; the general fertility rate (63.3 per 1,000 women age 15-44 years) declined to the lowest rate ever reported for the United States,” the report stated.

The Democratic Party has been pushing Planned Parenthood, abortion, and birth control. Big-name philanthropists are putting their money behind birth control efforts. Liberals have been pushing birth control and abortion for decades.

In an interview that was  published in New York Times Magazine Sunday edition (July 5, 2009), Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she thought the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion was predicated on the Supreme Court majority’s desire to diminish “populations that we don’t want to have too many of.”

Of course, there is nothing new in what Ginsburg said. The American Birth Control League (which eventually became Planned Parenthood) was founded on identical sentiments. In 1939 Margaret Sanger started “The Negro Project.” She called on black preachers to support sterilization:

“We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.”

It’s too bad that Blacks don’t know more about the liberals that have been trying for years to eradicate them. They continue to vote for the very people who despise them and use them as fodder for the next election.

While pro-abortion liberals are pushing the abortion and contraception cart, Christian conservatives with their large families will dominate the culture in a generation or two. At least one very liberal columnist has noticed the problem for liberalism:

“[F]or the past 30 years or so, conservatives — particularly those of the right-wing red-state Christian strain — have been out-breeding liberals by a margin of at least 20 percent, if not far more. . . . One theory goes like this: Libs are generally more socially conscious and hence tend to actually give a modicum of thought to what it means to pop out a brood of children in this modern overstuffed age. Also, many other liberal bohos [Bohemians] are (admittedly) happy selfish suckwads who want all the modern booty for themselves and won’t want to give up the Ducati [motorcycle] and the plasma [television] and the biannual trip to Cinque Terre [Five Lands on the Italian Riviera] for the sake of a pod of rug rats and 15 grand a year (each) for private kindergarten. Translation: Libs just aren’t procreating like they could/should be.”1

Israel understands the importance of an increased birth rate. Its birth rate has been steadily increasing when the nation was repeatedly being attacked.In 2011 the Israel birth rate increased by 20% since 2001. . . . Since the building of the [West Bank] barrier, which resulted in fewer attacks, giving Jewish Israelis a better sense of security, their birth rate rose 20%. In 2000 there were 91,936 Jewish births. In 2011 there were 121,617 Jewish births.”

Conservatives in the United States should follow Israel’s example. While we all can’t be the Duggars, we can have more children than the liberals.

  1. Mark Morford, “When Liberals Rule the World: Stats say the GOP is dying. But red-staters are breeding like drunken ferrets. Who wins?,” SF Gate (March 28, 2007). []