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Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth

Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for more babies to be born.

The bill, banning vasectomies and similar procedures in women, is parliament's response to a decree Khamenei issued in May to increase the population to "strengthen national identity" and counter "undesirable aspects of western lifestyles".

Doctors who violate the ban will be ...

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Samanro

Saman Just Iran and politics.

I really do wonder why they wanna have a population growth? There must be some kind of reason. My theory is that the sunnis in baluchistan are having too many kids.

P_J..

P_J..

Ignorance, is a legitimate reason!

yolanda

yolanda

Iran and China are opposite: China bans beard, Ramadan, and head scarves. You can't have more than one child!
IRI will beat you up if you don't observe Ramadan, don't wear hijab, and become sterilized!