Category: family planning

Zero Population Growth, Abortion Used for Population Control

What is below was compiled and produced by Linda Greenhouse and Reva B. Siegel in their Before Roe v. Wade:  Voices that shaped the abortion debate before the Supreme Court’s ruling. According to Greenhouse and Siegel, this group changed its name to Population Connection and, in 2010, had a membership of 30,000. ———— Zero Population …

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Amicus Curiae Brief submitted in support of abortion by the Zero Population Growth and a Chapter of the National Organization for Women

What is below was compiled and produced by Linda Greenhouse and Reva B. Siegel in their Before Roe v. Wade:  Voices that shaped the abortion debate before the Supreme Court’s ruling.  The ellipses reflect deletions by those authors.  Anyone who can locate the full, unabridged text, is kindly asked to contact the administrators of this …

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Abortion As Eugenics Tool: Harrison Brown and “The Challenge of Man’s Future”

Today, abortion is nearly always described in terms of a woman’s reproductive right in relation to family planning, but it is not understood that abortion was widely seen by eugenicists as a means of reducing the human population, and especially certain sub-populations (eg, black people, handicapped people, etc).  Part of this is intentional–if it was …

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Family Planning Arguments Same in America as in Nazi Germany

Source:  The Nuremberg Trials Project;  Evidently, this was to be submitted in the defense of Karl Brandt, but was not. Perhaps a letter submitted to the editor of a German newspaper, “Neurnberger Nachricten”?  Date unknown–January, 1947 on the original source document.  Clearly written after 1933, and cannot be after 1945, since the National Socialists are …

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The Obstacle of Sentiment and Sentimentalists to Pure Scientific Application

One of the common themes that surfaces in eugenic writings is their annoyance that others do not act on the logical implications of Science.  Note that, in the main, they are not taking issue with people who do not agree with their conclusions, but rather those who do agree–but will not act on them.  This …

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