On May 2, 1927, the United States Supreme Court, in Buck v. Bell, made eugenic sterilization a constitutionally sanctioned method to fight poverty and crime. Read the case and the background on eugenics found on page 91-92 of the textbook or at the website Three Generations. Explore the website Project Prevention.
As a society, have we advanced from this type of thinking or have we just repackaged it? Watch Mothers and Children Speak Out.
Case – https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/274/200.html
Project Prevention- http://www.projectprevention.org
Mother and children speak out – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sbnDjj7WbU