It would not be exact to say that the law is indifferent to natality.
The revival of religious ideas, if it should come about, might have some effect on natality.
There are other figures to show that absolute sterility is not the cause of the low rate of French natality.
In case of need, the matter is settled by an irregular affiance, and natality loses little.
natality na·tal·i·ty (nā-tāl'ĭ-tē, nə-)
The ratio of births to the general population; the birth rate.