The upside of female feticide
By Jill Stanek
January 25, 2006
It would seem to be the greatest irony of abortion, that the
foremost tool feminists say will facilitate women's equality with
men is actually the foremost weapon used to kill them.
It's another one of those anti-life dichotomies. While abortion
proponents in San Francisco were shouting, "You don't care if women
die!" to pro-life marchers last Sunday, abortion proponents in India
were slaughtering 1,370 girls via abortion the same day.
"Man"kind's oldest prejudice is also its deepest, particularly in
Third World countries where families have to pay men to marry their
A study in the Jan. 21 issue of The Lancet reported that at least
500,000 girls are aborted in India each year, "translating over the
past two decades into the abortion of some 10 million female
fetuses." In 2001, the ratio of boys to girls born in India was 108
It's worse in China, where the government's one-child-per-family
policy has resulted in a ratio of boys to girls born at 117 to 100.
If couples must "choose," they prefer a son who will carry on the
family name and generate income to care for them in their old age.
Mainline feminist organizations like the National Organization for
Women are silent on female feticide. To condemn it would be to admit
the humanity of female fetuses. As pro-life apologist Gregory Koukl
stated, "[I]f you say that female feticide is immoral, by what line
of reasoning do you say that male feticide is not also immoral?"
To be fair, I should clarify that Planned Parenthood founder
Margaret Sanger promoted black genocide, not female gendercide.
Still, I doubt Planned Parenthood teaches in their "family planning"
classes that killing prenatal girls should not be part of the plan.
That's because there's money to be made from aborted baby girls. And
since Planned Parenthood makes the bulk of its money from abortion,
and since NOW receives the bulk of its donations from the abortion
industry, mum's the word, pardon the pun.
I've previously written here and here that the major obstacle for
cloning researchers is finding enough eggs to experiment on. There's
also a shortage of eggs needed for in vitro fertilization.
But in 2003, researchers announced they had harvested egg follicles
from late-term aborted female fetuses and were able to grow them for
A baby girl is born with about half a million eggs already formed in
her ovaries. Her body will never make more, only mature them. That's
a lot of eggs. Consider that only about 10 eggs are retrieved at a
time from an adult female donor after a long, painful, hormonal
So for several years already, the abortion and feminist industries
have been cashing in on the eggs of aborted girls, and because of
the burgeoning cloning and embryonic stem-cell industries, the value
of those eggs will only grow more golden.
That's the upside of female feticide.
Meanwhile, a 2002 UNICEF study concluded that 74 million women in
South Asia are "simply missing," with as many as 50 million from
India. Sex slave and marriage trafficking in the region
is "booming," according to the Child Rights Information Network.
USA Today reported that by 2020, 40 million unmarried Chinese men
will comprise "more than the current female population of Taiwan and
South Korea combined."
USA Today quoted the Chinese magazine Beijing Luntan predicting
that "such sexual crimes as forced marriages, girls stolen for
wives, bigamy, visiting prostitutes, rape, adultery ... and weird
sexual habits appear to be unavoidable."
A shortage of women also leads to aggressive behavior and violence
Thus, the cross-financed abortion, feminist and overpopulation
industries are double-dipping on female feticide in Third World
countries by making abortion money off of both mother and daughter,
while double-crossing those mothers and any surviving daughters by
causing their rape and pillage.
Researchers from Britain's University of Kent found that one way the
Chinese government has dealt with male-female disparities in the
past was to send those testosterone-laden, angry men off to foreign
wars that the government created to give them something to do.
So when it's all said and done, feminists may be forced to spend
their abortion booty on body guards and underground bunkers.
What goes around comes around.
Jill Stanek fought to stop "live-birth abortion" after witnessing
one as a registered nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill. In
2002, President Bush asked Jill to attend his signing of the Born
Alive Infants Protection Act. In January 2003, World Magazine named
Jill one of the 30 most prominent pro-life leaders of the past 30
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