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April 15, 2021

The Population Institute Appoints Kathleen Mogelgaard as the New President and CEO

The Population Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Mogelgaard as President and CEO, effective May 3, 2021. She succeeds Robert Walker, who is retiring as President and CEO after working 12 years for the Institute. Read More »

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Press Release

January 28, 2021

President Biden Issues Executive Order on Reproductive Health and Rights

President Biden today signed an executive order rescinding the global gag rule, which bars foreign NGOs that receive U.S. global health funding from counseling patients about abortion or referring them to abortion services. The order reverses a Trump-era policy that disrupted the provision of health care, including abortion services, to millions of people in developing countries. Read More »

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Commentary

May 05, 2021

Don’t Panic About Slower Population Growth

New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau indicated that the U.S. population over the past decade grew at its slowest rate since the 1930s. Previous Census data confirmed that except for an uptick in the 1990s, U.S. population growth has been slowing steadily since the postwar Baby Boom peaked around 1960. Read More »

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