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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Ruth Inst. Survivors’ Summit

June 17, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Ruth Inst. Survivors’ Summit

The Ruth Institute’s Survivors’ Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is the premiere event for leaders, activists and professionals fighting the Sexual Revolution.

This one-of-a-kind Summit brings together experts, witnesses and activists from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds.


Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “The Sexual Revolution has harmed millions who are systematically silenced by the mainstream culture. Children of Divorce, Post-Abortive Women, Refugees from the Hook-up culture or the LGBT subculture, those impacted by the ‘transgender’ ideology -- these and countless others have effectively been made socially invisible. Yet, if their stories were known, more people would understand the tremendous harm the Sexual Revolution has done, and the danger it poses to our future.”

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to attend the Ruth Institute’s Summit:

1. Learn to protect children from the Transgender movement – the latest attack on families and our culture based on the fiction that people can change their sex.

2. Discover how professionals can break the Sexual Revolution’s hold on medicine, education, law and media.

3. Get training to become an effective advocate for the family at our Ambassadors Program preceding the Summit.

4. Be inspired by stories such as that of Rev. Walter Hoye, the keynote speaker of the Friday Awards Dinner and author of the book, Black and Pro-life in America.

5. Learn the devastating impact of world-wide declining fertility, known as Demographic Winter, on a growing number of nations, including the US.

6. Celebrate the achievements of award winners, like our Activist of the Year, Sharon Slater, President of Family Watch International.

7. Learn why kids really do need their parents, from Book of the Year award recipient, Katy Faust, founder of Them Before Us.

8. Forge lasting relationships with allies you can count on.

9. Rest and recharge in a welcoming atmosphere.

10. Enjoy down-home Cajun cooking, the best food in America!

“We hope members of the pro-life and pro-family movements, as well as activists working on their own, will explore all we have to offer at our Survivors’ Summit,” Morse said.

Participants can attend in person or by live streaming with a Virtual Conference Pass. The Ambassadors Training Program can be attended through a brief application process.

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact media@ruthinstitute.org.

 


China’s Fertility Point of No Return

June 4, 2021

For Immediate Release

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China’s Fertility Point of No Return

On China now allowing three children per family, Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “In terms of falling fertility, China has probably passed the point of no-return. But it should still end all controls on family size. Government has no business telling families how many children they can have.”

Morse explained: “China’s Malthusian one-child policy went into effect in 1979. Besides bringing with it the horrors of forced abortion and sterilizations, the policy led to plummeting fertility.


“China now has a fertility rate of 1.3. With 2.1 needed to replace current population, sometime in this century, China’s population will begin declining. Once it starts, decline could become free fall.

“Once famous for its teeming masses, the nation is already experiencing a greying population and a growing shortage of workers. The toll this will take on China’s economy is hard to even imagine.”

In 2016, China modified its one-child policy to two, but by then the damage had been done. The age-old connection of the Chinese people to large families was broken. Even though they now can have up to three children, many urban families are still opting for only one child.

“The new 3-child policy is only for members of the Han majority,” Morse noted. “Beijing is still working to slash the population of the Muslim Uyghurs with coercive abortion and contraception.”

As a sociology student in China in 1979-80, Steven Mosher was the first to expose the horrors committed by the regime to limit family size. He spoke about this in a Dr. J Show interview.

Morse recently commented on The New York Times finally admitting the implications of falling fertility.

The worldwide impact of Demographic Winter will be discussed at the Ruth Institute’s 2021 Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17 in Lake Charles, LA.

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact info@ruthinstitute.org.


On Demographic Winter, New York Times Finally Getting It

May 26, 2021

For Immediate Release

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On Demographic Winter, New York Times Finally Getting It

Regarding the May 24 New York Times article, “Long Slide Looms for World Population,” Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “The mainstream media is finally starting to get that Demographic Winter is a reality.”

The Times reports: “All over the world, countries are confronting population stagnation and a fertility bust, a dizzying reversal unmatched in human history that will make first birthday parties a rarer sight than funerals, and empty homes a common eyesore.

“Like an avalanche, the demographic forces – pushing toward more deaths than births – seem to be expanding and accelerating.”

The article also notes:


  • The combination of longer lives and lower fertility is leading to fewer workers and more retirees, putting a severe strain on pension systems.
  • Because China will begin experiencing population decline, and Nigeria will continue growing due to larger family size, by the end of the century, Nigeria could have more people than China.
  • Once worldwide population decline begins, it could lead to a population freefall.
  • Countries like the U.S., Australia and Canada, with birthrates between 1.5 and 2 (with 2.1 needed to replace current population), have lessened the impact with immigration.
  • In 1992, South Korea had 900,000 18-year-olds. Today the number is 500,000.
  • An article in The Lancet speculates that by 2100, 183 out of 195 countries and territories will have fertility rates below replacement.
  • In Europe, incentives like baby bonuses and subsidized child care have had only a temporary impact on declining fertility.

“But there’s still a lot the media misses,” said Ruth Inst. Coalitions Director Don Feder. “The biggest factors driving falling fertility are the decline of marriage and religious observance. In the United States, the fertility rate has dropped from 3.5 in the 1950s to 1.9 today. Among adults in the prime childbearing years of 18 to 24, 45% were married in 1960, but only 9% were in 2016.”

Feder will speak on Demographic Winter at the Ruth Institute’s Survivors’ Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17 in Lake Charles, LA.

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse or Don Feder, contact media@ruthinstitute.org.

 

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