Letters: Aug. 27, 1984

Too Many People?

To the Editors:

TIME is to be commended for its coverage of "The Population Curse" [WORLD, Aug. 6]. Our solutions to all other world problems will fail if too many people are allowed to overcrowd the globe.

Brent White Newhall, Calif.

The Reagan Administration's policy of denying funds for family planning to countries that sanction abortion is hypocritical and pathetically shortsighted. Abortions will be decreased only by providing these nations with better methods for preventing conception.

Nancy J. Treat Morgantown, W. Va.

Finally someone has said it: the threat to human existence comes not from thermonuclear weapons but from the proliferation of...

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