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In many respects the Chinese culture is very different from our own American culture In traditional Chinese culture families valued sons over daughters In modern times however both girls and boys are valued in Chinese homes In the United States it is a familys choice as to the type of family planning they wish to implement if any at all In China however family planning is forced Chinas 1982 Constitution stipulates that the state should promote the practice of family planning art 25 and that both husband and wife have an obligation to practice family planning In many cases contraception is the more widely accepted form of family planning Oftentimes people become wary of any type of restriction on their God-given right to reproduce It is in these types of cases that religion and various religious beliefs become important There are various types of religions in China The most prominent religions are Buddhism Taoism and Confucianism Each of the religions has different views on family planning The Buddhist religion is traditionally pronatalist in favor of reproduction Buddhism is however open to contraception and family planning According to Parichart Suwanbubbha it is possible to say that Buddhist teachings allow individuals including women to have the right to plan their family according to their own circumstances using any methods of safe contraception Contraception can be justified by economic misery and quality of life in all members in a family According to the Middle Way of the Buddhist religion there can be such a thing as too many children Buddhists believe that family planning should be allowed and that a good government should provide those services The Taoist religion is not against contraception The ideal Tao society was the small state with a little population that could prevent people from battling for land food and other resources The Confucian way of life is not as open to contraception
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