The Birth Strike To Stop The Climate Crisis
'Birth Strikers' Pledge Not To Have Kids Because Of 'Climate Crisis'
Emily Zanotti, June 9, 2019 (The Daily Wire)
“A group of people who call themselves "birth strikers" are [protesting the climate crisis and environmental devastation by] pledging not to have children in order to save the Earth…BirthStrike appears to be a small group -- no more than 330 people so far -- but the group's members say the trend is growing, and that at least 80% of their membership is female…[One member said the purpose] is to prevent [or protect a future generation from] an ‘ecological Armageddon’ by voluntarily reducing the global population…[They] have decided they can't bring children into a world where scientists predict climate change will bring bigger wildfires, more droughts, and food shortages for millions of people…
Others claim it's ‘unfair’ to bring children into a world where they may have to adapt to a changing environment…[The most recent United Nations climate study suggests] humanity has only a little more than a decade to address the issue, and bringing children into the world would contribute to, rather than alleviate, the problem…[Another group called Voluntary Human Extinction is] made up of activists who are choosing not to have children…” click here for more