Birth Control and Government - Uncle Sam was an AbortionistQuicklink submitted by Jillian Barclay Permalink
|The government has a history of taking over people’s reproductive future. In the first half of the twentieth century, the United States promoted efforts to “breed better human beings”. The pseudoscience, called eugenics included forced abortions, sterilization, and other methods of family planning. When the Nazis went on trial after World War II, for war crimes in Nuremberg, they justified their mass sterilizations by citing the United States as their inspiration. And just as the rich and powerful promoted the Nazi Holocaust, in the United States, eugenics was driven by the elite. Theodore Roosevelt said that 'Society has no business to permit degenerates to reproduce their kind.'|
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