Some On The Left Are Realizing Having More Babies Is A Good Idea, by Glenn T. Stanton

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One side of the argument about having more children certainly has the support of careful and compelling scientific data. The other side has only hysteria.

By Glenn T. Stanton, The Federalist, May 3, 2021

Glenn T. Stanton is a Federalist senior contributor who writes and speaks about family, gender, and art, is the director of family formation studies at Focus on the Family, and is the author of the brand new “The Myth of the Dying Church” (Worthy, 2019). He blogs at


Glenn T. StantonWhether it’s a good thing to bring more children into this world is one of the most basic and important questions any human can ask. It speaks to how we view every new person’s wholesale contribution to our collective future. The question is essential, not only to people who adhere to historic faiths in which God’s first command is to “Go forth and multiply,” but also to evolutionary naturalists who believe the name of the game of life is successfully handing off one’s DNA to the next generation.

One’s answer to this question typically falls along predictable ideological lines, coming down to one’s view on the fragility of the natural environment against the prospects of human progress and the basic virtue and value of life. …

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