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By Paul A. Lombardo

In 1907, Indiana handed the world's first involuntary sterilization law
in response to the idea of eugenics. In time, greater than 30 states and a dozen foreign
nations swimsuit. 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 impact within the U.S. as past due 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 via medical professionals and legislators; the implementation
of eugenic schemes in Indiana, Georgia, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and
Alabama; the felony and social demanding situations to sterilization; and the clients for a
eugenics flow basing its claims on glossy genetic science.

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