Environment: Free Abortions for All?

President Nixon called it "one of the most serious challenges to human destiny in the last third of this century," and two years ago he asked Congress to establish a special commission to chart a response to the challenge. Last week the Commission on Population Growth and the American Future gave its answer: growth must slow down. "We will not like some of the solutions we will have to adopt," it said, "but unless we can resolve the question of population growth, it not only will aggravate our current problems but may eventually dwarf them."

The commission, which was headed by John...

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