More adults say they’re not planning to have children amid declining birth rates, poll finds

Nov 28, 2021 by

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Christian Post: A growing number of U.S. adults who do not already have children say they are unlikely ever to have them as birth rates continue to decline across the country, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The Pew analysis is based on a sample of 3,866 U.S. adults ages 18 to 49 collected as a part of an extensive survey conducted Oct. 18 through Oct. 24. Researchers asked respondents with no children to rate their desire to have them in the future,...

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Why aren’t we having enough children to replace ourselves?

Nov 26, 2021 by

by Louis T. March, MercatorNet: The Pew Research Center has just released a study headlined “Growing share of childless adults in US don’t expect to have children.” It is plastered all over legacy media. The Washington Post headline from November 21 is: “More Americans say they’re not planning to have a child, new poll says, as US birthrate declines.” Yes, there is a birth dearth – big time. From 1964 to 2018 the global total fertility rate (TFR) plunged from 5.06 to 2.4 (replacement level is...

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Children in care in England could hit almost 100,000 by 2025

Nov 22, 2021 by

By Chris Mason & Hannah Capella, BBC: Research commissioned by county councils said the figure would represent a 36% rise in a decade. And the expected increase is already putting “unprecedented pressure” on local authority’s budgets. A government spokesman said they were providing £4.8bn in funding to councils to help maintain “vital front-line services”, including children’s care. The chairman of the County Councils Network (CCN), Tim Oliver, will...

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Dad’s delight at securing judicial review on porn age verification

Nov 22, 2021 by

from The Christian Institute: A father of four who is challenging the Government over the lack of age verification on pornography sites has spoken exclusively to The Christian Institute about the importance of the case and his motivation for bringing it. Last week, the High Court granted Ioannis Dekas, 52, and student Ava Vakil permission for a judicial review after the Government announced it would not be implementing a 2017 law to require pornographers to introduce strict online age...

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Leaked Audio Reveals How California Teachers Recruit Kids Into LGBTQ Clubs

Nov 21, 2021 by

by Brad Jones, Epoch Times: A leaked audio recording revealed California teachers mocking parents over concerns about homosexual and transgender indoctrination at school, said a source who attended a recent teachers union conference in Palm Springs. The recording, obtained by The Epoch Times, captured two seventh-grade teachers, Kelly Baraki and Lori Caldeira from Buena Vista Middle School in Salinas, Calif., telling other teachers how to recruit students into LGBTQ clubs, also known as...

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Barricading the bully pulpit

Nov 20, 2021 by

by Sebastian Milbank, The Critic: The Online Harms Bill promises safety for children but protects the very elites who corrupt and harm the young. When we talk about “British values” or sometimes in wilder flight of intellectual fancy, “Western values”, we’re generally directed to such fine notions as democracy, liberty, toleration and the rule of law. But when it comes to the primary purpose of the modern state, and when any kind of challenge or crisis looms, Hobbes rears his head and the...

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