One of the most foul things in China is the “one-child policy.” Initially enacted because China feared its population would outrun its resources, it’s led to infanticide, forced abortions and sterilizations, rampant corruption, and the disappearance of at least 100 million girls who would have been born but for the fact that their parents didn’t want their legal “one-child” to be female. Now, a Florida Democrat wants to bring Chinese ideas about population control to America.
Michael E. Arth, who ran for Florida governor in 2010, is now advocating for America to adopt its own one-child policy in order to fight what Arth sees as dangerously large population growth. In an interview with Vice, this Leftist visionary states his vision for America, one that values “the environment” more than he does human life:
VICE: What do you think of the projections? Are we looking at a grim future?
Michael E. Arth: The projections don’t mention two things. Firstly, they leave out the horrendous effect population growth is having on the environment. Secondly, they don’t take into account the probability of radical life extension