By Their Fruits: Eugenics, Population Control, and the by Ann Farmer

By Ann Farmer

Ann Farmer illuminates a depressing nook of recent Western heritage in her groundbreaking new learn of the English abortion crusade. The fabricated from rigorous learn, this booklet goals to right long-held assumptions that the abortion crusade was once the manufactured from feminism and challenge approximately backstreet abortion, and argues in its place that it was once the fruit of the eugenics/population keep an eye on move. linked to Nazi Germany, eugenics is a social philosophy that advocates the development of the human race via a variety of different types of intervention.

Farmer demonstrates that regardless of their compassionate rhetoric, woman abortion advocates have been all eugenicists, encouraged by means of males, racist, elitist, and keen about controlling the standard and volume of mankind. 'Solutions' incorporated even the deadly chamber, and abortion advocates labored heavily with American and German eugenicists, regardless of Nazi anti-Semitism.

After the Abortion Act of 1967 was once handed, the abortion crusade mobilized an incestuous community of charities, feminist, and 'overpopulation' lobbying teams to guard it; they maintained that it used to be an important skill to finish harmful backstreet abortions. Farmer disagrees and argues that during truth the Act used to be orchestrated via a liberal domestic Secretary as a way of addressing poverty. She exhibits that during next years, abortion more and more unique terrible ladies and youths and have become an vital component of kingdom inhabitants control.

Though arguable in topic, by means of Their culmination offers an enormous exam of not just the background of abortion laws but additionally the background and impression of the Eugenics flow.

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