By Paul A. Lombardo
In 1907, Indiana handed the world's first involuntary sterilization law
in response to the speculation of eugenics. In time, greater than 30 states and a dozen foreign
nations go well with. even though the Indiana statute used to be later declared
unconstitutional, different legislation limiting immigration and regulating marriage on
"eugenic" grounds have been nonetheless in impression within the U.S. as overdue because the Nineteen Seventies. A
Century of Eugenics in the United States assesses the background of eugenics within the United States
and its prestige within the age of the Human Genome venture. The essays discover the early
help of obligatory sterilization by means of medical professionals and legislators; the implementation
of eugenic schemes in Indiana, Georgia, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and
Alabama; the criminal and social demanding situations to sterilization; and the customers for a
eugenics circulation basing its claims on sleek genetic science.
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A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era (Bioethics and the Humanities) by Paul A. Lombardo