The reference to John Tanton is not just a reference to a single person’s point of view. John Tanton is the father of the Anti-Immigration movement in the US. He is first and foremost a proponent of Eugenics/Zero Population Control which is what has brought him into the immigration debate. He also has strong ties to white supremicists and he hates Catholics because of our teaching on the sanctity of life and procreation.
Here is a list of some of the organizations John Tanton has founded and/or funded, not including the abortion clinics he’s founded:
In this list, “founded” means a group was founded or co-founded by John Tanton. “Funded” means that U.S. Inc., the funding conduit created and still headed by Tanton, has made grants to the group.
*]*American Immigration Control Foundation (AICF), 1983, funded
*]*American Patrol/Voice of Citizens Together 1992, funded
*]California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR) 1994, funded
*]Californians for Population Stabilization 1996, funded (founded separately in 1986)
*]Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) 1985, founded and funded
*]Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) 1979, founded and funded
*]NumbersUSA, 1996, founded and funded
*]Population-Environment Balance, 1973, joined board in 1980
*]Pro English, 1994, founded and funded
*]ProjectUSA, 1999, funded
*]*The Social Contract Press, 1990, founded and funded
*]U.S. English, 1983, founded and funded
*]U.S. Inc., 1982, founded and funded
He is the most influential person regarding immigration and his organizations have purposefully and successfully impeded attempts at Immigration Reform in the US.
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