Wednesday, July 23, 2008

History of Eugenics in America

I was cleaning up my emails today and I found a recent email from Dick Sobsey on the Ashley X story, the case of the girl with a disability who was given surgery to deny her the ability to change through puberty.
The article
http://whatsortsofpeople.wordpress.com/2008/07/20/ethics-of-pediatric-prophylactic-mastectomy/

While reading the blog entry I noticed the other topics that were that were covered.

One of those topics was eugenics.

This is an excellent 10 minute You Tube video by Liam Dunaway entitled War on the Weak. The You Tube video:
http://whatsortsofpeople.wordpress.com/2008/07/12/eugenics-history-in-10-minutes/

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