April 25, 2011

History of Human Genetics Tainted by Eugenics

Dan Vergano, USA Today


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"Three generations of imbeciles is enough," thundered Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., in the 1927 Buck vs. Bell court decision, legalizing forced sterilizations nationwide.

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