Permanent sterilization is rising among young Americans… and it started before Roe fell

A recent study released by the University of Pittsburgh and Boston University has found that the number of individuals choosing permanent sterilization methods has continuously risen over the past few years. While the study focused on the sharp rise in sterilization following the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade with the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, it also notes that sterilization was already on the rise prior to Dobbs — reinforcing the trend in population decline seen worldwide.

Per the report, which was published in the JAMA Health Forum, there was an immediate jump in tubal ligations and vasectomies in patients between the ages of 18 and 30 in June 2022, the month after the leak of the draft Dobbs decision indicating Roe’s impending overturn. However, the report also found that sterilizations were already on the rise prior to this event, as each month there were roughly three more tubal ligations per 100,000 patients and one more vasectomy per 100,000 patients. In June 2022, those rates rose as the number of patients seeking these procedures averaged 58 more tubal ligations and 27 more vasectomies per 100,000 patients.

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The numbers reflect a growing trend as people are going to whatever lengths necessary — even permanent sterilization — to ensure that they remain child-free. In fact, the birth rate has been trending downward in the United States and worldwide over the last few generations as materialism has become an all-consuming focus for people. Children are often viewed as a burden to be avoided at all costs rather than a blessing, and fewer people are willing to sacrifice for this blessing.

This mindset, though prevalent, is poised to have dire consequences — numerous countries throughout the world are starting to recognize that they are looking at economic collapse due to shrinking populations — a fact echoed by leaders like Elon Musk and the popular economic magazine, The Economist. Some of these countries have started to implement strategies to boost population, though they seem to be having limited success.

The nation’s biggest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood, often pushed sterilization as a means of population control, especially among minority groups. While these sterilizations were often obtained by force or through coercion, the messaging of the abortion industry has been so strong that now men and women are seeking out these methods on their own.

The idea that children and parenthood are burdensome and draining has been bought hook, line, and sinker — and the world risks a massive population crisis as a result.

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