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Just a little over a month after resigning as the Olympics minister over a gaffe, Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Yoshitaka Sakurada has again found himself in hot water, this time by urging women to have at least three children.

While attending a gathering hosted by another LDP lawmaker in Chiba Prefecture on Wednesday, Sakurada addressed the problem of the nation’s shrinking population in a speech where he reportedly urged the audience there to tell their children and grandchildren to “give birth to at least three kids,” according to domestic media.

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