Eugenics Triumphant in Prenatal Testing
Meehan, Mary, The Human Life Review
Part II: The Resistance
The first part of this series described the deep influence eugenics - the effort to breed a better human race - had in encouraging prenatal testing and eugenic abortion. It explained the major roles of the American Eugenics Society, the American Society of Human Genetics, and the March of Dimes in spreading the deadly combination. Part II will show how the U.S. government has funded and promoted prenatal testing and counseling. It will describe how the testing/abortion combination has made pregnancy an ordeal for many women and couples. It will report resistance to the eugenics program and suggest how that resistance might become stronger.
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Publication information: Article title: Eugenics Triumphant in Prenatal Testing. Contributors: Meehan, Mary - Author. Magazine title: The Human Life Review. Volume: 35. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2009. Page number: 87+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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