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Posted Wed Mar 18 2009: from Associated Press:
US births break record; 40 pct out-of-wedlock http://apocadocs.com/s.pl?1237415813
Remember the baby boom? No, not the one after World War II. More babies were born in the United States in 2007 than any other year in the nation's history and a wedding band made increasingly little difference in the matter. The 4,317,119 births, reported by federal researchers Wednesday, topped a record first set in 1957 at the height of the baby boom. Behind the number is both good and bad news. While it shows the U.S. population is more than replacing itself, a healthy trend, the teen birth rate was up for a second year in a row. The birth rate rose slightly for women of all ages, and births to unwed mothers reached an all-time high of about 40 percent, continuing a trend that started years ago. More than three-quarters of these women were 20 or older.
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Remind me: why would population growth be good news?
Truly amazing: here we are on the brink of the Great Unraveling, and a major news provider -- Associated Press -- is cheerleading for population growth.

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