Reggie Littlejohn

Ted Cruz Slams China’s Population Control Policy

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) blasted China’s human rights record and asked for unanimous consent to rename the plaza in front of the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C. as “Liu Xiaobo Plaza,” after the Nobel Peace Prize winner imprisoned on charges of inciting state subversion.

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Critics Say China’s ‘Two-Child’ Ploy Changes Nothing

China’s announcement Thursday that it is “abandoning” its draconian one-child policy was met with skepticism among critics, who contend that it substantially changes nothing, since the communist government still asserts absolute control over families and will continue to enforce its will with coercion.