“Friend of the Family,” Richard Wilson, 1953

“Friend of the Family,” Richard Wilson, 1953 – Overpopulation and lack of conservation have led to a resource crisis.  The state outlaws births, but a young couple defies the law and is threatened with blackmail.  A mysterious stranger arrives and suggests adoption.

Comments: Read in Star Science Fiction Stories.

Author: Wikipedia: “Richard Wilson (1920–1987) was a Nebula Award winning American science fiction writer and fan.”

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