Population Research Institute

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The Population Research Institute (PRI) was founded in 1989. According to the organization's web site, the "Population Research Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to objectively presenting the truth about population-related issues."


  • "To document abuses of human rights in the name of population control, which have occurred in China, Bangladesh, and dozens of other countries around the world, and work for their elimination.
  • "To make a case against the widely held, but fundamentally wrongheaded, development paradigm which places economic and population growth in opposition to each other.
  • "To articulate the material and social benefits of moderate population growth and promote economic development through models which respect the dignity and rights of the individual human person and the family."


  • "Steve Mosher was named President of the Population Research Institute (PRI) in 1996 by Father Paul Marx, O.S.B., Ph. D., who founded the organization in 1989."

"Under Steve's leadership, PRI has . . .


Population Research Institute
1190 Progress Drive, Suite 2D
P.O. Box 1559
Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: (540) 622-5240
Fax: (540) 622-2728
Email: pri AT pop.org
Web: www.pop.org

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