Anglican Church says overpopulation may break eighth commandment

August 13, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Carole Wilmoth for this article. This article is an update to “Thou Shalt Not Breed,” which I distributed in early June. To see that article, visit

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In a bold move for a Christian church, Australia’s Anglican Church has linked overpopulation to the eighth commandment given to Moses on Mount Sinai: ‘Thou shall not steal’, according to The Age.

The General Synod (the governing body of Australia’s Anglican Church) has released a discussion paper that states “out of care for the whole of creation, particularly the poorest of humanity and the life forms who cannot speak for themselves […] it is not responsible to stand by and remain silent [on the issue of overpopulation].”

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