Romney: Biden Comments on One Child Policy Should 'Shock' Americans
11:18 AM, Aug 23, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Mitt Romney called China's one child policy "gruesome and barbaric" and criticized Joe Biden for his comments condoning the practice while the vice president was in China. Following on the heels of House speaker John Boehner, Romney released the following statement condemning Biden's remarks:
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"Vice President Biden's acquiescence to such a policy should shock the conscience of every American," Romney said in a statement. "Instead of condoning the policy, Vice President Biden should have condemned it in the strongest possible terms. There can be no defense of a government that engages in compulsory sterilization and forced abortions in the name of population control."