PUERTO RICO: For Fewer Puerto Ricans

If the U. S. had a population of 1,500,000,000 it would still be less jam-packed than little Puerto Rico.

Against the U. S.'s 42.8 humans per square mile, Puerto Rico had 501.6 in 1935, up 176.1% in 25 years and soaring steadily. The New Deal has spent millions on the Island's economic rehabilitation, but students have long been convinced that the one basic remedy for the Islanders' appalling poverty is to cut their appalling birthrate. Every move to legalize dissemination of birth control information, however, has been stopped dead by Roman Catholic clergy....

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