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"The Three Child Law" - Robin Wyatt Dunn (1137 words)
"It wasn't done gradually enough, some said, but then, how do you do something like this gradually? And three was, in fact, gradual, as it could have been the Two Child Law, or, like China's, the One Child Law.
The older women were the first to object: they had waited, and they had saved, and they wanted their fertility drugs. But ultimately, it was the poor who found it hardest. For a simple reason: the poor, whether brown, black or white, had always bet on more bodies to help out."